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Meteor showers from space
7 Jul 2018 at 11:03am
What am I looking at? Meteor showers on Earth are caused by streams of meteoroids hitting our atmosphere. These meteoroids are sand- and pebble-sized bits of rock that were once released from their parent comet.

Meteor shower - Wikipedia
10 Jul 2018 at 6:06am
A meteor shower is a celestial event in which a number of meteors are observed to radiate, or originate, from one point in the night sky.These meteors are caused by streams of cosmic debris called meteoroids entering Earth's atmosphere at extremely high speeds on parallel trajectories.

List of meteor showers - Wikipedia
12 Jul 2018 at 4:30am
Named meteor showers recur at approximately the same dates each year. They appear to "radiate" from a certain point in the sky (the radiant) and vary in the speed, frequency and brightness of the meteors.

Meteor Showers 2016 | NASA
9 Jul 2018 at 6:24pm
The Lyrid meteor shower peaks April 22-23. Get viewing tips and save-the-dates for future shooting-star shows.

Meteor FAQs : American Meteor Society
10 Jul 2018 at 8:29am
About Us. The American Meteor Society, Ltd. is a non-profit scientific organization founded in 1911 and established to inform, encourage, and support the research activities of both amateur and professional astronomers who are interested in the fascinating field of Meteor Astronomy.

Meteor Shower Calendar : American Meteor Society
7 Jul 2018 at 7:42am
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 time and moonlight conditions.

EarthSky?s 2018 meteor shower guide | EarthSky.org
5 Apr 2014 at 1:58pm
April 22, 2018, before dawn, the Lyrids The Lyrid meteor shower ? April?s shooting stars ? lasts from about April 16 to 25. About 10 to 15 meteors per hour can be expected around the shower?s peak on a dark, moonless night.

Meteor Showers Calendar 2018: Dates and Viewing Tips ...
27 Jun 2018 at 6:07am
When is the next meteor shower? See the Almanac?s 2018 Meteor Showers Calendar for the dates of all the principal meteor showers during the year, plus meteor shower viewing tips.

SpaceWeather.com -- News and information about meteor ...
11 Jul 2018 at 5:36am
Noctilucent Clouds The season for noctilucent clouds in he northern hemisphere is underway. Check here daily for the latest images from NASA's AIM spacecraft.

The Best Meteor Showers in 2018 - Sky & Telescope
27 Dec 2017 at 5:53am
More than a dozen times each year, we experience a strong pulse of "shooting stars" from an annual meteor shower. Sky & Telescope predicts that the two best meteor showers in 2018 will be the Perseids in mid-August and the Geminids in mid-December.

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