In the scope of what was happening, spending all that time setting up the telescope seemed trivial. Meteor showers were usually visible to the naked eye if you could get away from the lights of the city.
Especially if they were miles wide, transforming into giant fireballs upon entering the atmosphere. And they keep coming, a downpour of fiery fists, pulverizing the city in the distance.
Maybe God did exist after all.
Opps. . . .