Lyrids Meteor Shower 2014: Celestial Showers to Brighten April Skies
The next meteor shower will be the Eta Aquarids, which take place shortly after the Lyrids. The meteor shower, from the constellation Aquarius, will peak on 5 May, but are better observed from the Southern Hemisphere. In the north, stargazers can expect to ...
What’s Up in August: Perseid meteor shower among month’s offerings
It will only be visible over a narrow path from North Dakota ... The Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight. Aug. 17: Last quarter moon is at 8:26 a.m. Aug. 18: Venus and Jupiter will be less than half a degree apart low in the eastern morning sky 45 minutes ...
Meteor Shower Spawned by Halley's Comet Peaks This Week
The first point comes now, in early May, producing the Eta Aquarid meteor shower ... begins to rise above the eastern horizon around 3 a.m. your local time, but unfortunately, never really gets very high as seen from north temperate latitudes.
We May Get a Major Meteor Shower on Friday May 23-24
Meteor showers are a real treat, with dozens visible per hour ... the giraffe, very near the north pole of the sky (see Item No. 1 below for more info). The meteor shower parent comet, 209P/LINEAR, seen on May 17, 2014. The parent comet for this new ...
A 'Gem' of a Meteor Shower Is Coming up Next Week
If you were disappointed with the meager showing put on by this year's Leonid Meteor ... will be visible. This means that the sky will be dark and moonless all through the Geminid's peak night, making for perfect viewing conditions for the shower.