perseids

Meteors of August: Our Guide to the 2020 Perseids

It's August and that means the Perseid meteors are inbound, starting this weekend this shower is a sure-fire bet, though…

1 year 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

Kick Back, Look Up, We’re In For a GREAT Perseid Meteor Shower

Every year in mid-August, Earth plows headlong into the debris left behind by Comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle. Slamming into our atmosphere at 130,000…

6 years ago

Fear Not the Moon, Perseids Always a Great Show

Get ready for the darling of meteor showers this week — the Perseids. Who can deny their appeal? Not only…

7 years ago

May Meteor Storm Alert: All Eyes on the Sky!

On Friday night/early Saturday May 23-24 skywatchers across the U.S. and southern Canada may witness the birth of a brand new meteor shower.  If predictions…

7 years ago

The 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower: An Observer’s Guide

Get set for the meteoritic grand finale of summer. Northern hemisphere summer that is. As we head into August, our…

8 years ago

Watch for the Delta Aquarid Meteors This Weekend

The meteor shower drought ends this weekend. The northern summer hemisphere meteor season is almost upon us. In a few…

8 years ago

Astrophotos: The 2012 Perseid Meteor Shower from Around the World

Caption: Perseid Meteors with Lunar & Planetary Conjunction on August 12, 2012. Credit: John Chumack. Here's some great views of…

9 years ago

How To Enjoy The 2011 Perseid Meteor Shower

[/caption] It’s time for the Perseid Meteor Shower and you want to bag some meteors (shooting stars), but how? Maybe…

10 years ago