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...
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. The meteor showers listed below are the easiest to
observe and provide the most activity. Particular attention should be noted to the
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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
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 ...
This astronomy calendar of celestial events contains dates for notable
astonomical events in 2017 including moon phases, meteor showers, eclipses,
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 ...