Oct 6, 2015 ... Meteor season! October features two noteworthy meteor showers – the
Draconids early in the month, and the Orionids later on – plus there's a ...
Most meteor showers are spawned by comets. As a comet orbits the Sun it sheds
an icy, dusty debris stream along its orbit. If Earth travels through this stream, ...
A brief period of heightened meteor activity, often occurring regularly in a
particular part of the sky at a particular time of year. Meteor showers are generally
Aug 9, 2015 ... The annual Perseid meteor shower will reach its peak this week, giving amateur
skywatchers with clear dark skies a potentially dazzling ...
The 2016 Perseid meteor shower will peak on August 12 and 13. A waxing
gibbous Moon will make it harder for observers to watch the meteor shower.
Find out everything you need to know about these celestial fireworks, including
the yearly dates of important meteor showers, and when and where to view them
The Lyrid meteor shower peaks April 22-23. Get viewing tips and save-the-dates
for future shooting-star shows.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteor_shower - 16 hours ago
A meteor shower is a celestial event in which a number of meteors are observed
to radiate, or originate, from one point in the night sky. These meteors are ...
Sep 16, 2015 ... The list of meteor showers that occur every year has just grown longer. Eighty-six
previously unknown have now joined the regular ...
An overview of the major meteor showers that can be observed throughout the
year and how to observe them.