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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 »
Major Meteor Showers:

Meteor shower - Wikipedia


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


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 ...


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


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


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


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  ...

2017 Meteor Shower Calendar - International Meteor Organization


2017 Meteor Shower Calendar compiled by Jürgen Rendtel 1. 1 Introduction. Welcome to the twenty-seventh International Meteor Organization (IMO) Meteor ...

2017 - Meteor Shower Calendar - Moongiant


The best time to see a meteor shower is when the moon is close to a New Moon with a low brightness. The Calendar below is meant to be a quick reference ...

Meteor Showers - When and Where to See Them - Timeanddate.com


Local times and where to look for the "shooting stars" from meteor showers all over ... The Perseid meteor shower occurs in mid-August, reaching peak activity ...