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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 ...

EarthSky's meteor shower guide for 2016 | Astronomy Essentials ...

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Apr 23, 2016 ... A list of major meteor showers in 2016. Next one up: the Eta Aquarids. Peak mornings May 5 and 6, but it's a broad peak ... watch several ...

2016 Meteor Showers | StarDate Online

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If Earth travels through this stream, we will see a meteor shower. Although the meteors can appear anywhere in the sky, if you trace their paths, the meteors in ...

Meteor Shower Calendar : American Meteor Society

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As we approach the date of each shower's maximum, be sure to consult the latest AMS article about Meteor Showers, which will provide in depth information on ...

Meteor Showers in 2016 - Sky & Telescope

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Dec 28, 2015 ... Sky & Telescope predicts that the two best meteor showers in 2016 will be the Quadrantids in early January and the Perseids in mid-August.

2017 Lyrid Meteor Shower - Timeanddate.com

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Lyrid meteor shower is active between April 16 and 25 and will peak on the night of April 22 and early morning hours of April 23, 2017.

Meteor Showers 2015 | NASA

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The Lyrid meteor shower peaks April 22-23. Get viewing tips and save-the-dates for future shooting-star shows.

Meteor Shower Calendar - Android Apps on Google Play

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Would you like to know when the next meteor shower is? This app will display a list of upcoming meteor showers and the approximate date in which they will ...

Asteroid Watch | How to See the Best Meteor Showers of the Year

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If you enjoy camping, try planning a trip that coincides with dates of one of the meteor showers listed below. Once you get to your viewing location, search for the ...

Potentially Dazzling Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Week

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Aug 9, 2015 ... The annual Perseid meteor shower will reach its peak this week, giving amateur skywatchers with clear dark skies a potentially dazzling ...

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Meteor Showers
At certain times of the year we see more meteors than usual. This happens when Earth passes near a comet's orbit and sweeps through debris that the comet has shed. Such events are called meteor showers... More »
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