Between May 23 and 24 2014 earth will path through the dust particles left by comet 209P/LINEAR. This will create a meteor shower/storm which are very few this year. scientists are not very sure about the average of dust that will plunge the earth in that night. Some say it will be above 1000 per hour which makes it a meteor storm, and other are speculating it will be only between 100 and 400 per hour. The important part is that astrologist and amateurs can enjoy the show at the end of this month.
The Leonids meteor shower will be reaching its peak this year late night on November 16, 2013 (early morning November 17, 2013). The famous meteor shower, that appears to originate out of the constellation of Leo, is expected to reach a peak rate of around 10-20 meteors an hour this year — quite a bit down from the heights that the Leonids can hit, but should still make for a pretty good show. Continue reading “Leonids 2013 – Leonids Meteor Shower Peaks November 16 2013”
For a complete week the night sky will light up with Perseid meteor shower and will peak up on the night of August 11 – 12. You don’t need to wait till the peak to watch the meteor show, get yourself a nice lawn chair, escape from the light of the city, look towards Perseus constellation and enjoy the show. Continue reading “Perseid meteor shower will light up the night sky”