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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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Meteor shower - Wikipedia

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A meteor shower is a celestial event in which a number of meteors are observed to radiate, ... See IMO Meteor Shower Calendar 2017 (International Meteor Organization) for maps of drifting "fixe...

Meteor Shower Calendar : American Meteor Society

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Meteor Shower Calendar. The meteor showers listed below are the easiest to observe and provide the most activity. Particular attention should be noted to the  ...

EarthSky's meteor shower guide for 2017 | Astronomy Essentials ...

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Jan 12, 2017 ... All you need to know about 2017's major meteor showers! ... Taken during the 2015 Perseid meteor shower in August - at Mount Rainier ...

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 ...

2017 Meteor Showers | StarDate Online

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Perseids, Night of August 12, In view most of night ... A meteor shower is a spike in the number of meteors or "shooting stars" that streak through the night sky.

Meteor Shower Calendar | IMO

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The meteor shower calendar is compiled by Alastair McBeath based on ... The Quadrantids have the potential to be the strongest shower of the year but usually  ...

Meteor Showers in 2017 - Sky & Telescope

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Jan 4, 2017 ... Sky & Telescope predicts that the two best meteor showers in 2017 will ... this radiant lies — for example, August's well-known Perseid shower ...

Astronomy Calendar of Celestial Events 2017 - Sea and Sky

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This astronomy calendar of celestial events contains dates for notable astonomical events in 2017 including moon phases, meteor showers, eclipses, planetary ...

Look up! One of 2017's best meteor showers is peaking tonight ...

www.sciencealert.com/look-up-one-of-2017-s-best-meteor-showers-is-peaking-tonight

Jan 3, 2017 ... We're only a couple of days into the new year, and 2017 is already putting on one hell of a show for us. This week we have the chance to see a ...