Get up early to catch a glimpse of the exceptionally bright Eta Aquarids on May 6.
Excited to see the peak of the upcoming Geminid meteor shower? Do not get your hopes up just yet as the December supermoon might interfere with it as the two celestial events will happen exactly at the same time.
A Japanese startup will create the first artificial meteor shower via a micro-satellite for the purposes of entertainment and scientific research.
At around 11 p.m. on Nov. 23, people from Key West to the Florida Panhandle witnessed a massive burning fireball streaking across the Florida sky. Residents panicked, thinking that the super bright meteor was extraterrestrial life landing on Earth for an alien invasion.
Planets, moons and meteor showers will grace the night skies this November. Here’s a guide to astronomical events this month.
The Orionids meteor shower will peak on Oct. 20 to Oct. 21 with 15 to 20 meteors per hour.
Amateur astronomers led a study to find out how many asteroids and meteors hit Jupiter each year. Initial findings revealed that a total of 6 to 7 impacts are experienced by the planet annually.