Meteor Showers

Tears of the Hunter: Our Guide to the 2016 Orionid Meteor Shower

The month of October is upon us this weekend, and with it, one of the better meteor showers is active:…

5 years ago

Perseid Meteor Shower Briefly Storms, Still Has Legs

Reports coming in now from the Perseid meteor shower show a big spike in activity over Europe last night as…

5 years ago

Get Ready for the 2016 Perseids

Out camping under the August sky? The coming week gives us a good reason to stay up late, as the…

5 years ago

Lights in the Sky: Meteors, Reentry, or E.T.?

A guide to identifying strange lights in the sky.

5 years ago

2016 Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower Peaks May 5-6

If you notice a rise in meteors before dawn now through the weekend, you're not imagining things. It's the annual…

6 years ago

NASA Says Indian Event Was Not Meteorite

On Feb. 6th a bus driver in India was reportedly struck and killed by a falling meteorite. Did this really…

6 years ago

The 2015 Geminids: Observing, History, Imaging, Prognostications and More

A grand finale meteor shower graces the skies of the Earth this weekend, as the December Geminid meteors reach their…

6 years ago

Viewing Guide to the 2015 Geminid Meteor Shower

2015 looks like a fantastic year for the Geminids. With the Moon just 3 days past new and setting at the end…

6 years ago

Hunting Unicorns: Is an Alpha Monocerotid Outburst Due in 2015?

What's rarer than a unicorn? Perhaps, its spying a a elusive meteor outburst from the heart of one... Ready for…

6 years ago

‘Explody’ Taurid Meteors Produce Persistent Trains

“The landscape was just at the verge of trying to silently explode with vibrant colors of red, gold and oranges,”…

6 years ago