Schedule of meteor showers to try to see!

An overview of the major meteor showers that can be observed throughout the year and how to observe them.

Updated annual meteor shower graphic with a line

Updated annual meteor shower graphic with a line

Perseid meteor shower seen from Snowy Range in Wyoming by David Kingham

24 Awe-Inspiring Photos Of Earth And Space

The sky is falling "Snowy Range Perseid Meteor Shower" by David Kingham of the U. was "highly commended" in the Earth and Space category. Kingham combines 23 individual stills to convey the excitement and dynamism of August's Perseid meteor shower.

Infographic explaining how to read the LunaSol Calendar, an annual circle calendar featuring moon transits throughout the year with a schedule of meteor showers and more! Moon Phase Calendar Chart

Infographic explaining how to read the LunaSol Calendar, an annual circle calendar featuring moon transits throughout the year with a schedule of meteor showers and more! Moon Phase Calendar Chart

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…

Lyrid Meteor Shower, observed when the planet makes its annual passage through the dust stream of long-period Comet Thatcher. image from April

i SO want to see a meteor shower! i am always alseep, or have no idea until afterwards when they happen! i think it would be absolutely amazing to watch a meteor shower :)

History of the Universe (FR) The annual Leonid November meteor shower-Nov. Universe This piece of our glorious planet is Magical!

The Meteor Shower Calendar app is full of information about these annual events, including duration, peak date and sky radiant position. It also issues notifications when showers are imminent, and lets you record and report sightings. Bright moonlight will wash out all but the brightest meteors. Each shower receives a rating for the current year based on the moon's phase on the peak of the meteor shower, your local weather forecast and the zenith hourly rate of meteors.

The Meteor Shower Calendar app is full of information about these annual events, including duration, peak date and sky radiant position. It also issues notifications when showers are imminent, and lets you record and report sightings. Bright moonlight will wash out all but the brightest meteors. Each shower receives a rating for the current year based on the moon's phase on the peak of the meteor shower, your local weather forecast and the zenith hourly rate of meteors.

Orionid meteor shower to peak this weekend: The annual Orionid meteor shower is expected to peak over the weekend, offering viewers with…

Orionid meteor shower to peak this weekend

Orionid meteor shower to peak this weekend: The annual Orionid meteor shower is expected to peak over the weekend, offering viewers with…

This weekend will be one of the best in 2017 for kicking back and watching the stars. The annual Orionid meteor shower is forecast to hit its peak in the early hours of Sunday morning; here’s…

How to watch this weekend’s incredible Orionid meteor shower

This weekend will be one of the best in 2017 for kicking back and watching the stars. The annual Orionid meteor shower is forecast to hit its peak in the early hours of Sunday morning; here’s…

A bright Perseid meteor cuts across Orion's Belt during the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower Aug. 12, 1997.

A bright Perseid meteor cuts across Orion's Belt during the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower Aug. 12, 1997.

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