Meteor Showers October 2019: Draconids to Peak As Southern Taurids Produce Fireballs in the Sky Over US This Week
Meteor shower October 2019
Two meteor showers—the Draconids and the Southern Taurids—are set to peak this week, while another, the Orionids, will reach maximum activity later in the month. The Draconids are expected to become active on the nights of October 8 and 9, according to ...Continue reading on Newsweek
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Draconids 2019: How to see tonight's draconids meteor shower
Stargazers are in for a treat tonight as the Draconids meteor shower is set to light up the sky in some parts of the UK. The natural phenomena will peak at around 2am on Wednesday 9th October, according to the Royal Observatory.Continue reading
Draconids 2019: When is the Draconid meteor shower? When is the peak?
The annual Draconid meteor shower has arrived but the short-lived spectacle is only here until the end of the week. Draconids are active each year around the first week of October, producing meteors for about four days. The meteor shower precedes the ...Continue reading
Draconid meteor shower is peaking: How to see the shooting stars
Stargazers are crossing their fingers for a dazzling sky show this week, as the 2019 Draconid meteor shower returns to the night sky. The annual meteor shower, which peaks on Tuesday, is expected to produce about eight shooting stars per hour. But there's a small chance of a meteor outburst. That could raise the hourly ... are named for the constellation from which they appear to originate. The Draconids seem to emanate from the constellation Draco (the Dragon), which lies near the Little Dipper in the northern sky.Continue reading
Look up for two meteor showers this week
The South Taurid meteor shower is expected to peak on the evenings of October 9 and 10, according to the American Meteor Society. If this doesn't pan out, the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada's Observer's Handbook suggests that the peak could be on ...Continue reading
Two Meteor Showers Will Peak This Week. Here's How to See Them.
October will be a month rife with things to enjoy in the night sky. Three meteor showers will reach their peak this month, and two of those will take place this week. The Southern Taurids and the Draconids are going to peak on back-to-back nights.Continue reading
What to expect from October meteor showers
Meteors from the constellation Draco are expected to light up the night sky tonight as meteor shower season kicks into gear. The Draconids are typically a quiet celestial event, according to the International Meteor Organization. But they have been known to ...Continue reading
'Fireballs' will light Indiana's sky. Here's how to see them.
Last year, observers in France and Poland reported seeing hundreds of Draconids meteors per hour at its peak, according to the International Meteor Organization. Scientists aren't expecting a huge show this year, but EarthSky.org said no one knows for sure.Continue reading
Orionids 2019: Where can you see the Orionid meteor shower this month?
The Orionids are expected to peak on the night of Tuesday October 22. However a luminous Moon will disrupt the view of the meteor shower until shortly before dawn. The Orionids are some of the fastest of the meteor showers, because the Earth is colliding ...Continue reading
Meteor Showers October 2019: Draconids to Peak As Southern Taurids Produces Fireballs in the Sky Over US This Week
Two meteor showers—the Draconids and the Southern Taurids—are set to peak this week, while another, the Orionids, will reach maximum activity later in the month. The Draconids are expected to become active on the nights of October 8 and 9, according to ...Continue reading
Draconids meteor shower will see dazzling 'shooting stars' light up the night's sky
The 2019 Draconids meteor shower is set to light up the night's sky on Tuesday, 8 October, with up to 50 “shooting stars” expected to be visible every hour. Named after the constellation Draco, the annual event usually peaks in the first week of October and is ...Continue reading