Jul 23, 2015 ... With little or no moon to ruin the show, this is a great year for watching the
Perseid meteor shower. It'll peak on the mornings of August 11, 12 ...
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.
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, ...
http://www.amsmeteors.org/meteor-showers/ - 5 hours ago
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 ...
Aug 13, 2015 ... The Perseids meteor shower arises out of the debris of Comet Swift-Tuttle, which
last made a pass by Earth in 1992.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteor_shower - 7 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 ...
The Lyrid meteor shower peaks April 22-23. Get viewing tips and save-the-dates
for future shooting-star shows.
Aug 12, 2015 ... The Perseids is my favorite meteor shower of the year, and this year is likely to be
the best one in recent memory. Here's when, where, and how ...
Aug 12, 2015 ... The Perseid meteor shower takes place each year from the end of July through
most of August, but there's always a peak time when we can ...