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Meteor Shower Tonight — Lyrids Peak Tonight, April 22 2015

The Lyrids meteor shower will be reaching its peak tonight on April 22, 2015 (technically during the early morning hours of April 23, 2015). Considering that the Lyrid meteor shower is consistently one of the best of the year… Make you sure that you get out there tonight! Regardless of the exact time that you

Meteor Shower Tonight — Camelopardalids Peak On May 23, 2014

A new, and possibly huge, meteor shower — the Camelopardalids — will be reaching its peak tonight (May 23, 2014) sometime right around 2-4am (EDT), for those of us in the continental US. To be clear, by “the night of”, I mean the very early morning hours of May 24, 2014. Current predictions are that

Camelopardalids Meteor Shower Peaks On May 23, 2014 (VIDEO)

A new, and possibly spectacular, meteor shower will be gracing the skies on the night of May 23, 2014 (early morning of May 24, 2014). Predictions are that the shower could reach a peak rate of anywhere between 100-1000 meteors an hour — the most sober assessments seem to be pointing towards 200 an hour

Geminids Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight On December 13 2013

The Geminids meteor shower — regularly one of the most prolific meteor showers of the year — will be reaching its peak tonight, on December 13, 2013 (early morning hours of December 14, 2013). While the peak rate would typically occur sometime around 2 AM (local time), this year you might want to wait until

Draconid Meteor Shower Peaks Monday Night — October 7 2013

The Draconids meteor shower is only a couple days off now — on Monday October 7, 2013, the sometimes prolific, but very unpredictable, meteor shower will be peaking, sometime shortly after nightfall. Though the absolute peak will be on Monday — Tuesday October 8, 2013, should also be a good night for meteor watching as

Perseids Meteor Shower Peaks August 12 2013

The Perseid meteor shower — consistently one of the best mentor showers of the year — is nearly here. While peak of the prolific Perseids won’t be until August 12 2013, the meteor shower will offer a good show throughout most of early August — and overlaps with the tail-end of the Delta Aquarids. Something

Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend, On May 5 2013

The Eta Aquarid meteor shower will be reaching its peak this weekend, during the very early morning hours of Sunday, May 5, 2013. The meteor shower will put on a beautiful show for those watching for a few days before and after though, so get out when you can. While the Eta Aquariids are one

Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower Peaks On Sunday May 5 2013

The Eta Aquarids meteor shower will be peaking next Sunday, May 5, 2013. The nights preceding and for a few days afterwards will also be good for watching. In fact, the Eta Aquarids have actually already begun, if you were to go out tonight you’d probably get a decent show (depending on the location). Those

Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks On April 22 2013

The Lyrid meteor shower will be peaking this year on April 22, 2013. The annual meteor shower typically puts on a good show, averaging about 10-20 meteors an hour, but sometimes featuring “surges” of activity that peak as high as 100 meteors an hour. The Lyrids also tend to produce rather bright meteors with long

Quadrantids Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight, Early January 3, 2013

Tonight, around 2am January 3, 2013, the first major meteor shower of the year will occur, the Quadrantids. Those watching should expect to see up to 40 or so meteors an hour, though the dimmer ones will washed out somewhat by moonlight. The moon will be in its ‘waning gibbous’ phase, which means it will

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