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Meteor shower - Wikipedia


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 ...

Perseid Meteor Shower 2016: When, Where & How to See It


Aug 12, 2016 ... The Perseid meteor shower returns in all its glory between August 11th and 12th, 2016. Here are the best places, times and tools to see it.

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


Look here for information about all the major meteor showers between now and the year's end.

Meteor Shower Calendar : American Meteor Society


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 2016 | NASA


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

2016 Meteor Showers | StarDate Online


Name Date of Peak Moon Quadrantids Night of January 3 Rises after midnight Lyrids Night of April 21 Full moon Eta Aquarids Night of May 4 New Moon.

Meteor showers! :: NASA Space Place


If it's time for a meteor shower, you won't need a telescope, binoculars, or a high mountain to have a "star gazing" party. You might need a warm sleeping bag ...

Meteor Showers - when and where to see them - Timeanddate.com


Find out everything you need to know about meteor showers, including the yearly dates of important meteor showers, and when and where to view them from.

The Draconid Meteor Shower - Timeanddate.com


The Draconid meteor shower usually peaks around October 8. It is easiest to see from the Northern Hemisphere right before nightfall.

2016 Orionid Meteor Shower - Timeanddate.com


In 2016, the Orionid meteor shower will be visible from October 2 to November 7. The shower is expected to peak on the night of October 20 and early morning ...

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 »
Major Meteor Showers: