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Annual Meteor Showers

SpaceWeather.com -- News and information about meteor showers, solar flares, auroras, and near-Earth asteroids

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The Perseid meteor shower returns in all its glory between August 11th and 12th, 2016. Here are the best places, times and tools to see it.

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from BuzzFeed

24 Awe-Inspiring Photos Of Earth And Space

Perseid meteor shower seen from Snowy Range in Wyoming by David Kingham

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The Lyrid Meteor Shower, observed for more than 2,000 years when the planet makes its annual passage through the dust stream of long-period Comet Thatcher. A grain of that comet's dust is swept up in this image from the early hours of April 21, 2015, the meteor's brilliant streak crosses the central region of the Milky Way. Its trail points back toward the constellation Lyra. The yellowish hue of giant star Antares shines to the above of the Milky Way's bulge. At the top is bright planet…

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from the Guardian

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2012 nominations – in pictures

A meteor streaks across the sky above Arches National Park in Utah during the annual Perseid meteor shower. Photograph: Thomas O'Brien

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antikythera-astronomy: “Leonid Meteor Shower: Happening Now (November 17th) I’ve had my head in books the last few months and have lost track of things like annual comet crumb showers. Despite the...

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from Top Dreamer

Breathtaking Places Around the World

The Moon, the Sky, and the Wizard's Eye - Joshua Tree National Park, California

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from Mail Online

Stunning photographs lit up with Perseid meteor shower

Stunning photographs lit up with Perseid meteor shower #DailyMail

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“Kiroboshi”. Kimono created by Kiroboshi Onozuka. Seiko Kimono Culture Foundation Award. 33rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese textile artist Exhibition award work. Japan

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