What Does a Meteor Shower Look like?


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A meteor shower is a celestial event in which a number of meteors, or streams of cosmic debris that appear as streaks of light, enter Earth's atmosphere radiating from one point in the night sky.
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Meteor showers of 2010 : Quadrantids : night of January 3. Lyrids : nights of April 21/22. Eta Aquarids : night of May 5-6. Perseids : night of August 12. Orionids : night of October
1. Consult an astronomy field guide, an astronomy hotline or a local weather forecast for the dates of upcoming meteor showers. Major showers include the Perseids around August 11
1. Determine when and where a. meteor shower. will be visible by searching on the internet. You can ask a local astronomy club or watch your local weather channel for this information
You will see bright light shoot across the sky very rapidly when the
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Meteor showers look like fireworks in the sky but, unlike fireworks, this phenomenon occurs naturally. Meteor showers are named after the constellation where the radiant is situated, for instance, the Perseids. They can be seen at a particular date every year.
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