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American Meteor Shower and EarthSky both contain a calendar of projected meteor shower times on their websites. EarthSky shows times for meteor showers in 2015, while users can peruse times of meteor showers from 2011 to... More »

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The American Meteor Society's website gives a list of dates and approximate times of when meteor showers are visible. For example, Northern Taurids is viewable on November 11 and 12 at peak night in 2015 through 2025. More »

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Consulting a reputable meteor shower forecast chart is the best way to find out whether a meteor shower occurs on a specific night. Meteor shower forecast charts are found in almanacs and on meteor shower web portals, su... More »

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Though stars are shining in the sky at all times, they are not visible during the day because the sun's brightness overpowers the dimmer stars. At night, without interference from the sun's rays, the other stars become v... More »

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The American Meteor Society's website gives a list of dates and approximate times of when meteor showers are visible. For example, Northern Taurids is viewable on November 11 and 12 at peak night in 2015 through 2025. More »

www.reference.com Science Astronomy Comets & Asteroids

Consulting a reputable meteor shower forecast chart is the best way to find out whether a meteor shower occurs on a specific night. Meteor shower forecast charts are found in almanacs and on meteor shower web portals, su... More »

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The Leonid meteor shower is named after the constellation Leo because the shower occurs in the same region of the sky as the constellation appears. When it coincides with the comet P/Tempel-Tuttle passing close to Earth,... More »

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