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24 Awe-Inspiring Photos Of Earth And Space

"You are my Polaris in a meteor strewn sky. I'll use your light to guide me and as my reason why." Perseid meteor shower seen from Snowy Range in Wyoming. | 24 Awe-Inspiring Photos Of Earth And Space


Photo: Tears of the Hunter: Our Guide to the 2016 Orionid Meteor Shower The month of October is upon us this coming weekend, and with it, one of the better annual meteor showers is once again active: the Orionids. In 2016, the Orionid meteors are expected to peak on October 22nd at 2:00 UT (10:00 PM U.S. Eastern Time on October 21st) , favoring Europe and Africa in the early morning hours. The shower is active for a one month period from October 2nd to November 2nd, and…

The Meteor Shower Calendar app is full of information about these annual events, including duration, peak date and sky radiant position. This app also issues notification reminders when showers are imminent and lets you report sightings. It accounts for the moon, too, because bright moonlight will wash out all but the brightest meteors. By linking to the moon's phase on the peak and your local weather forecast, and by factoring in the zenith hourly rate of meteors, the app gives each shower…

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Draconids Meteor shower is set to light up skies this week

When is the Draconids Meteor Shower 2016 and how to watch it

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The Lyrid Meteor Shower, observed for more than 2,000 years when the planet makes its annual passage through the dust stream of long-period Comet Thatcher. A grain of that comet's dust is swept up in this image from the early hours of April 21, 2015, the meteor's brilliant streak crosses the central region of the Milky Way. Its trail points back toward the constellation Lyra. The yellowish hue of giant star Antares shines to the above of the Milky Way's bulge. At the top is bright planet…


National Meteor Day is the kickoff day to the annual summer season of meteor showers. Seeing a meteor isn't guaranteed, as they are only just...


This is why the Draconid meteor shower will occur (and here’s how it affects us)

On October 7th, the Draconid meteor shower will explode from the mouth of northern constellation Draco the Dragon. It’s an annual meteor…

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Draconid meteor shower should brighten your Friday happy hour - CNET Enlarge Image A Draconid streaks the Canadian skies. NASA/UWO Meteor Physics Group Make your transition from the work week to the weekend special Friday by stepping away from the bar and heading outside to check out the annual Draconid meteor shower which peaks this year on October 7-8. Normally catching the latest crop of…