Meteor Showers


Eta Aquirids Meteor Showers

Meteor Shower Viewing Guide

Over the course of the year, there are many meteor showers visible to the people. A meteor shower is a celestial event in which a number of meteors are observed to radiate, or originate, from one…


Eta Aquirids Meteor Showers

Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower

Eta Aquarids Quick Facts Meteor Shower Dates: April 19 – May 28 Peak Dates: ~ May 6thPeak Meteor Showers: ~55 under perfect conditions*Best Viewing Times: At night after moonset, but before dawnOriginating Constellation: Aquarius Summary The…


Lyrids

Lyrids Meteor Shower

Lyrids Quick Facts Lyrids Meteor Shower Dates: April 16 to April 26 Peak Dates: ~ April 22ndPeak Meteor Showers: 10-20 under perfect conditions*Best Viewing Times: At night after moonset, but before dawnOriginating Constellation: Lyra *=Some years…


Quadrantids

Quadrantids Meteor Shower

Quadrantids Quick Facts Meteor Shower Dates: December 28 – January 12Peak Dates: ~January 1stPeak Meteor Shower Numbers: 60 to as many as 200 meteors per hour under perfect conditions.Best Viewing Times: Night and PreDarn HoursOriginating…


Geminids Meteor Shower Meteor Showers

Geminids Meteor Shower

Geminids Quick Facts Geminds Meteor Shower Dates: December 4-17Peak Dates: Mid-DecemberPeak Meteor Showers: 120 under perfect conditionsBest Viewing Times: All night during peak starting at 9-10pmOriginating Constellation: Gemini Summary Although not as well known nor…


Leonids

Leonids Meteor Shower

Leonids Quick Facts Leonids Meteor Shower Dates: November 6-30Peak Dates: Mid NovemberPeak Meteor Showers: 15 under perfect conditions*Best Viewing Times: At night after midnightOriginating Constellation: Leo Summary The Leonids Meteor Shower are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet…


Orionids

Orionids Meteor Shower

Orionids Quick Facts Meteor Shower Dates: October 2 – November 7Peak Dates: Mid OctoberPeak Meteor Showers: 15 under perfect conditionsBest Viewing Times: At night after moonset, but before dawnOriginating Constellation: Orion Summary The Orionids meteor…


Perseid Meteor Shower Milky Way

Perseid Meteor Shower

Perseids Quick Facts Meteor Shower Dates: July 14 – August 24Peak Dates: Mid-Early AugustPeak Meteor Showers: Up To 100 under perfect conditionsBest Viewing Times: Pre-dawn hours, up until 10pmOriginating Constellation: Perseus Summary Probably the most…