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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 ...


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


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


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 ...

2017 Lyrid Meteor Shower - Timeanddate.com


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.

Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower - Timeanddate.com


The Eta Aquarids meteor shower will peak on May 5-7 in 2016. A new Moon on May 6 will create favorable conditions for observers to see the shower.

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 ...

Perseid Meteor Shower in 2016 - Timeanddate.com


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.

How to See the Best Summer Meteor Showers of 2016 - Space.com


Apr 15, 2016 ... This summer, try and catch one of the night sky's most spectacular and accessible shows: a meteor shower. Here are the best of summer 2016.

Meteor Showers in 2016 - Sky & Telescope


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.

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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