Leonid Meteor Shower News
See the Moment Fireball Streaked Across Night Sky
Check out the moment a meteor zoomed across the night sky, getting bigger and brighter as it moves toward the horizon. Steve Hart, who lives in Anderson Township in Cincinnati, Ohio, said he was astounded when he saw the footage his camera captured Thursday night. "This camera records movement and
Leonids Meteor Shower Attracts Sky Watchers
A brilliant and natural spectacle got thousands of people out of bed overnight. The Leonid meteor shower as ABC's Ned potter reports it was one of the most intense displays. In a generation. A thousand shooting stars an hour or that's what astronomers reported at the peak of the meteor shower this
Leonids Meteor Shower: When, Where and How to Watch it
Grab a blanket and watch the Leonid meteor shower as it streaks bright colors across the sky tonight. Leonids are bright, sometimes colorful meteors that travel at speeds of 44 miles per second and occur every November. They are known for their fireballs and earthgrazer meteors. Fireballs are
Geminid Meteor Shower 2012: Shooting Stars Peak Thursday
"Button up your overcoat Get to bed by three. Take good care of yourself. You belong to me." With apologies to Helen Kane, who made the song famous in 1929, you may want to stay up late tonight or get up early tomorrow morning, even as winter approaches. The Geminid meteor shower peaks tonight --
Leonid Meteor Shower 2012: Shooting Stars Saturday Morning
Don't look now, but the sky is falling. Or maybe you do want to look; it's harmless and pleasant. Every year at this time, the Leonid meteor shower briefly brightens the sky. The peak comes this weekend, in the hours before dawn on Saturday. If the weather is clear and you have an appetite, you may
Geminid Meteor Shower: Shooting Stars, One Injury
The Geminid Meteor Shower of 2011 was a hit with stargazers, some reporting they saw more than 80 shooting stars per hour despite a bright gibbous moon high in the sky. There was also at least one accident. The California Highway Patrol reports a man...
Geminid Meteor Shower: Shooting Stars Tuesday, Wednesday
Expect 40-60 Shooting Stars per Hour as Earth Passes Through Asteroid Debris
Leonid Meteor Shower 2011: Shooting Stars After Midnight
Don't look now, but the sky is falling. Or maybe you do want to look; it's harmless and pleasant. Every year at this time, the Leonid meteor shower brightens the sky in the hours after midnight. If the weather is clear and you have an appetite, you may enjoy a quiet display of shooting stars .
Now playing in a sky near you: Winter meteor show
Flaming rocks are hurtling toward the Earth upon the arrival of the annual Geminid meteor shower, one of the biggest of the year. The peak of the week-long shower will come just before dawn Tuesday, but the shooting stars were visible across the world late this past weekend, says Rebecca Johnson,
Leonid Meteor Shower Puts on Show Overnight
Best Time to Look: After Midnight in Dark, Cloudless Sky. Bring Warm Clothes.