The Eta Aquarid meteor shower occurs each year in early May because the orbit of Halley's Comet closely approaches the orbit of Earth in two places. The first is the May timeframe, which leads to the Eta Aquarids. The other point occurs in mid-October, ...
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Comet ISON is likely to spark a rather strange meteor shower, unprecedented in recorded history. Astronomers now predict that the Earth will be bombarded with tiny particles of comet dust in mid-January following ISON's dive past the sun. Noctilucent ...View Complete Story
NASA to live stream peak of Eta Aquarid meteor shower Sunday tonight starting at 9PM EST. By Chris Welch on May 5, 2013 06:00 pm @chriswelch 6Comments. Don't miss stories Follow The Verge. Follow. Perseid meteor shower. It's that time of year again: ...View Complete Story
Veteran meteor researcher Paul Wiegert of the University of Western Ontario has been using a computer to model the trajectory of dust ejected by Comet ISON, and his findings suggest that an unusual meteor shower could be in the offing. "For several ...View Complete Story