Perseid meteor shower 2020: Interesting facts, tips to spot the year's best meteor shower this August
Following the faint Delta Aquariids meteor shower in July come the Perseids, which is arguably the best and brightest meteor shower throughout the year.
Taking place every year between 17 July and 24 August, the Perseids reach their peak before mid-August this year.
Meteor showers can light up night skies from dusk to dawn. If you’re lucky or well-planned, you could just catch one in action.
The Quadrantid meteors will peak on 4 January 2020, at 1.30 pm IST and are the oddest meteor showers known to us.
The asteroid's 96,560 km dust trail is made up of dust grains and small rocks that burn up in the Earth's atmosphere.
The meteor shower will likely be at its best in from midnight on 13th August and morning on 14th August.
Only those asteroids whose orbit around our Sun brings them within 31 million miles of our planet — defined as "near-Earth" — are of interest.
The satellite is to release tiny balls that glow brightly as they hurtle through the atmosphere.
If you missed the Geminids Meteor Shower tonight, here's you chance to witness it again.
Lyrid meteor shower is expected to peak just before dawn on 22 April, up to 20 meteors will likely be visible
To view the Lyrid shower this weekend, observers should find an area away from light pollution on the night of 21 April
The Geminid meteor shower will treat sky gazers with a display of celestial fireworks through the night on 13 December
For maximum visibility, it is advisable to go out of the city to a remote location, preferably at an altitude.
The annual Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak with double the normal number of meteors
Pictures from the annual Perseid meteor shower which reaches its peak on August 12 and 13 in Europe.
It's time for the Perseid meteor shower that takes place without fail every year. Best part- you don't need a telescope to see this one.
Amateur footage of the meteor that crashed in Russia, injuring 400 people.
A meteor streaked across the sky over Russia’s Ural Mountains on Friday morning, causing explosions and reportedly injuring around 400 people. Here are some images of the event.
Those looking to the skies late tonight should be able to witness the fireworks by the Quandrantids ...