Hi all.. here are the forecasted meteor showers in the year 2021. Several good websites give good data and instructions . List of Sources/links at the bottom. -Mani Following peak-dates/local times are for London. 3–4 Jan 2021 - Quadrantids Northern Hemisphere (Best) . Up to 120 meteors per hour. The Quadrantids is an above average … Continue reading Meteor Showers in 2021
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Perseids meteor shower- 12th August 2019
The Perseids are one of the most prolific meteor showers of the year. Born from the orbital debris of comet Swift–Tuttle, the Perseids produce spectacular fireballs and intense peaks. The meteor shower is active every year between mid-July and the end of August. The annual shower is active between the nights of July 17 and August 24. This year, … Continue reading Perseids meteor shower- 12th August 2019
How are the Stars treating you? (astrology)
How are the starry Heavens treating you? We've already had the Aquarian partial Lunar Eclipse (7th Aug) & Perseid meteor showers (12th Aug). A total Solar Eclipse (in Leo) is coming on 21st August, and we are now 3 days into Mercury retrograde (started Sunday 13th Aug) in the sign of Leo..and will continue … Continue reading How are the Stars treating you? (astrology)
Meteors in 2017
Hi all.. a friend (Jemima Marriott) mentioned seeing a bright shooting star 2 nights ago..and it made me realise that I'd not made any notes about meteors..not only for this coming year but all last year (2016). So a quick search on some reliable astronomy site has produced the following data. Major Meteor Showers in … Continue reading Meteors in 2017
Meteor Shower Guide for 2016 (Earthsky)
Hi All, am bit behind with all this astronomy stuff...Will get it sorted and blog info/ details.. But for now, here's the info from EarthSky site. Follow the links below to learn about meteor showers in 2016! Remember that, for most showers, you can watch for several nights around the shower’s peak. January 3-4, … Continue reading Meteor Shower Guide for 2016 (Earthsky)
The Geminids Meteor Showers -peaks 13th Dec’13
Quick one..! Geminids Meteor showers are of the more prolific ones.. And as it gets cold and skies get clearer in Winter, there's more chance to see it.. BUT we are also coming up to a full moon in a few days so.. we'll see what we can see. "Radiating from near the … Continue reading The Geminids Meteor Showers -peaks 13th Dec’13
Meteor showers: Practical steps for observing & filming shooting stars!
http://youtu.be/AZ8AGT1UH_0 Above is a clip that I filmed.. last night .. .(out of about 4 hrs of filming attempt) of one of the Meteors (shooting stars). This one was filmed about 03:27 am (British summer time) on 13th August 2013.. near Mitcham, South London..! Last night we were actually having the showers from … Continue reading Meteor showers: Practical steps for observing & filming shooting stars!
Night Sky in June 2013- what you can see (NASA video & summary)
What's up in the stars for June 2013? Am talking about astronomy now, and what you can see (mostly with naked eye, and some with small telescopes). Here's a video from NASA, that explains all the special features for June 2013. http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/videogallery/index.html?media_id=164055491 (you can also download this video for your own personal view, at … Continue reading Night Sky in June 2013- what you can see (NASA video & summary)