Meteor Showers

Read our articles on meteor showers and discover the best viewing times over the course of the year.

One Time Only: Rare Memorial Day Meteor Shower!

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You will not find this meteor shower on our annual list, yet there's a chance it will be the very best display of the year! After Memorial Day fireworks are over, continue gazing toward the sky for rare meteors due to enter Earth's atmosphere that night (or the following night). The circumstances for producing a shower of this kind are rather unique, making this a brand-new, one-time only event! Read on.

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Perseid Meteor Shower: Why It’s The Best Display

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Do you like shooting stars? If so, mark your calendars for August 8-10, when you’ll have the best chance of seeing the annual Perseid meteor shower (pronounced PER-see-id). The Perseids are usually considered to be one of the best meteor showers of the year! What’s in store for 2022? Read on! What Is the Perseid

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The Great Geminid Meteor Shower!

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Bundle up and head outside to watch the December Geminids, considered the best of the annual meteor displays. Learn more about this active meteor shower coming to a backyard sky near you!

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The Orionid Meteor Shower: Named After Our Most Famous Constellation

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Love shooting stars? Then you’ll love the annual Orionid meteor shower, which is caused by debris from the famous Halley’s Comet. Will this be a good year for viewing? Read on. The Orionid Meteor Shower, the second meteor shower of October, peaks during the overnight hours of October 21-22 each year. They are called Orionids because the

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Lyrid Meteor Shower

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The Lyrid Meteor Shower peaks in the early morning hours of April 22. Learn more about this annual shower and what you can expect from this year's show.

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The Famous Leonid Meteor Shower To Bring Hundreds Of Meteors

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The famous Leonid Meteor Shower is expected to bring more meteors than usual in November 2022! Learn when and where to catch shooting stars. Read on. How To Catch A Shooting Star The famous Leonid Meteor Shower will reach peak activity in the early morning hours of November 18-19. Look northeast just after midnight on

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