What Happens During a Meteor Shower?

Answer If you observe the heavens on any given night, you will likely witness an occasional shooting star. However, on certain nights you can watch a steady stream of these objects streaking across the sk... Read More »

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How to See a Meteor Shower?

There are many different ways to see a meteor shower. The most important thing is; location, location, location.

How to Watch a Meteor Shower?

Anyone can watch a meteor shower from the comfort of their own backyard.Meteor showers are also known as "shooting stars" and they Originate when Earth passes near a comet's orbit and the debris pa... Read More »

How to Watch the Orionids Meteor Shower?

Orionid meteor (look closely)Every year in late October, our planet passes through debris left behind by Halley's Comet, and some of that debris turns into meteors. If you're at the right place at ... Read More »

How to Watch the Leonids Meteor Shower?

A depiction of Leonid meteors in 1833, when there was a spectacular meteor storm.The Leonids meteor shower is an annual astronomical event when our planet enters a meteor field created from debris ... Read More »