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

Major Meteor Showers (shooting Stars) for 2014

Here's a list of major Meteor Showers that many of us are going to be able to observe in 2014. I  set up facebook events for a few (in the later half of 2013) and it was popular ..as in people were happy to get the info and go out and check on those respective … Continue reading Major Meteor Showers (shooting Stars) for 2014

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!