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Lyrid Meteor Shower 2017

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2017

Lyrid Meteor Shower Live in 2017 Lyrid Meteor Shower 2017 is active between April 16 and April 25 yearly and it tends to peak around April 22 or April 23. The Lyrids were created by the debris from a comet named Thatcher,

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2016 Geminids meteor shower

2016 Geminids meteor shower

2016 Geminids meteor shower The Geminids will peak between December 13 and 14 with conditions being less than fair with larger amounts of LP (light pollution) due to a Full Moon. The Geminids can be observed annually between December 4 and December 17,

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Taurid Meteor Shower 2016

The Taurid meteor shower 2016

The Taurid meteor shower 2016 The Taurid meteor shower 2016 is scheduled to peak this Friday and Saturday Nov. 11 and Nov. 12. To locate the Taurids you’ll have to look towards the constellation it’s named from Taurus. (Free Planeterium Software) The

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Perseid Meteor Shower in 2016

Perseid Meteor Shower in 2016

Perseid meteor shower in 2016 will peak between August 12th and 13th. The Perseids are named after the constellation Perseus and are made of space debris from comet Swift-Tuttle. The Perseids can be found in the north-eastern part of the

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May 2016 Sky

June 2017 Sky

May 2016 Sky 5 Eta Aquarid meteor shower peaks. Most active for 7 days around this date. Associated with Comet Halley. Very fast, bright meteors, up to 30 per hour. Favors skywatchers in the tropics and southern hemisphere observing after

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Lyrid Meteor Shower Live in 2016

Lyrid Meteor Shower

Lyrid Meteor Shower Live in 2016 Lyrid Meteor Shower is active between April 16 and April 25 yearly and it tends to peak around April 22 or April 23. The Lyrids were created by the debris from a comet named Thatcher, this

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2015 Geminids meteor shower

2016 Geminids meteor shower

2015 Geminids meteor shower The Geminids will peak between December 13 and 14 with conditions being good with little LP (light pollution) due to a waxing crescent Moon. Viewers in the Northern Hemisphere (Orange County) should try to view the shower right after sunset. The Geminids can

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November 2015 Sky

June 2017 Sky

November 2015 Sky 3 Moon near Beehive cluster (morning sky) at 7h UT. • Beehive Cluster (Wikipedia) • M44: The Beehive Cluster (APOD) 3 Venus 0.7° SSW of Mars (46° from Sun, morning sky) at 8h UT. Mags. -4.3 and

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October 2015 Sky

June 2017 Sky

October 2015 Sky 1 Moon near the Pleiades (morning sky) at 20h UT. 2 Moon very near Aldebaran (119° from Sun, morning sky) at 13h UT. Occultation visible from Alaska. • Occultation of Aldebaran (IOTA) 4 Last Quarter Moon at

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Perseid meteor shower

Perseid meteor shower The Perseid meteor shower will be broadcasted  live from NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama from 10 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 12 to 2 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 13. The event will highlight the science behind the Perseids,

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