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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 ...

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


Oct 18, 2016 ... 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 ...

2016 Meteor Showers | StarDate Online


The next meteor shower is the Geminids on the night of December 13. The full Moon will obliterate all but the brightest meteors. Meteor Shower ...

2016 Orionid Meteor Shower - Timeanddate.com


In 2017, 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 ...

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


Oct 12, 2016 ... The Orionid meteor shower peaks next Thursday and Friday (Oct. 20-21). Get ready to watch these spectacular shooting stars with this guide.

2016 Geminids Meteor Shower - Timeanddate.com


The Geminid meteor shower can be seen from December 4-17. In 2016, the shower will reach its maximum around December 13. Local time and direction to  ...

How to see Geminid meteor shower and 'supermoon' in the next ...


1 day ago ... As long as the weather cooperates, star gazers will soon get a double dose of celestial treats, with the vivid Geminid meteor shower getting ...

Meteor Showers 2016 | NASA


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

The Orionids meteor shower is about to hit its peak - here's how to ...


Oct 20, 2016 ... The Orionids meteor shower can also produce fireballs, which are meteors that shine extremely bright for a few seconds before fading. For the ...

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: