Lyrid meteor shower has begun! | Today's Image | EarthSky

Lyrid meteor shower has begun! | Today's Image | EarthSky

The Leonids are a meteor shower formed by the debris of Comet Tempel Tuttel burning up gorgeously all around our atmosphere. Ordinarily, this is a fairly light shower, and this year is expected to be right along those lines with an expected rate of 15 meteoroids an hour.

The Leonid Meteor Shower Is Tonight and Here's How to Watch It

The Leonids are a meteor shower formed by the debris of Comet Tempel Tuttel burning up gorgeously all around our atmosphere. Ordinarily, this is a fairly light shower, and this year is expected to be right along those lines with an expected rate of 15 meteoroids an hour.

The Leonid Meteor Shower Is Tonight and Here's How to Watch It-The Leonids are tonight! Should you watch? Oh, yes. Here’s how, when, and why to watch the meteor shower tonight—along with something strangely colorful you may be able to spot in this year’s shower.

The Leonid Meteor Shower Is Tonight and Here's How to Watch It

The Leonid Meteor Shower Is Tonight and Here's How to Watch It-The Leonids are tonight! Should you watch? Oh, yes. Here’s how, when, and why to watch the meteor shower tonight—along with something strangely colorful you may be able to spot in this year’s shower.

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2012 Quadrantid Meteor Shower: Roberto PortoCredit: Roberto PortoA Quadrantid meteor is seen streaking across a cloud-spattered sky with shadowy rocks in the foreground in this dazzling photo by astrophotographer Roberto Porto taken on Jan. 4, 2012 on Tenerife Island in Spain's Canary Islands during the meteor shower's peak.

2012 Quadrantid Meteor Shower: Roberto PortoCredit: Roberto PortoA Quadrantid meteor is seen streaking across a cloud-spattered sky with shadowy rocks in the foreground in this dazzling photo by astrophotographer Roberto Porto taken on Jan. 4, 2012 on Tenerife Island in Spain's Canary Islands during the meteor shower's peak.

There are always meteors burning up in the Earth's atmosphere, and during certain times of the year there are major meteor showers. You want to...

There are always meteors burning up in the Earth's atmosphere, and during certain times of the year there are major meteor showers. You want to...

Pareidolia is seeing familiar objects or patterns in otherwise random or unrelated objects or patterns ... like seeing a horse in lightning.

Pareidolia is seeing familiar objects or patterns in otherwise random or unrelated objects or patterns ... like seeing a horse in lightning.

PHOTO: A meteor from the Lyrid meteor shower streaks through the sky above a barn along a country road near Oakland, Ore. on April 21, 2012.

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PHOTO: A meteor from the Lyrid meteor shower streaks through the sky above a barn along a country road near Oakland, Ore. on April 21, 2012.

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