Perseid Fireballs! nights of August 12th and 13th between the hours of 10:30 PM to 4:30 AM local time. Before midnight the meteor rate will start out low, then increase as the night wears on, peaking before sunrise when the constellation Perseus is high in the sky. For every fireball that streaks out of Perseus, there will be dozens more ordinary meteors. could top 100 per hour. That’s a lot of magic. Enjoy the show.
A Quadrantid meteor shower streaks across the night sky over Tenerife in Spain's Canary Islands in this 2012 photo captured by photographer Roberto Porto. The 2015 Quadrantid meteor shower will peak on Saturday, Jan. 3.
Perseid Meteors and the Milky Way. Where will the next Perseid meteor appear? Sky enthusiasts who trekked outside for the Perseid meteor shower that peaked over the past few days typically had this question on their mind. Six meteors from this past weekend are visible in the above stacked image composite, including one bright fireball streaking along the band of the background Milky Way Galaxy.
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GEMINID METEOR RECAP: Earth has exited the debris stream of rock comet 3200 Phaethon, which brings an end to the annual Geminid meteor shower. On peak night, Dec. 14th, worldwide observers counted more than 100 meteors per hour, many of them fireballs (meteors brighter than Venus).