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Jan 3, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Joe Rao, Skywatching Columnist
The Quadrantid meteor shower will peak in North America while the sun is still out.
Dec 13, 2013 03:51 PM ET // Miriam Kramer,
One of the best meteor showers of the year is set to put on a performance tonight, but if you can't catch the cosmic display in person, you can watch it live online.
Nov 7, 2013 02:56 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A bright meteor has caused a stir in California, likely originating from the Taurid meteor shower that has caused other sightings across the U.S. Continue reading →
Oct 7, 2013 02:07 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The activity of meteor showers can be hit-and-miss at the best of times, but tonight's spectacle -- the Draconids -- is known to be highly unpredictable. Continue reading →
Jun 10, 2013 02:37 PM ET // Irene Klotz
If two astronomers predictions are right, Earth will plow through a dusty trail of comet debris early Tuesday, setting off a meteor shower that hasn’t been seen since 1930. Continue reading →
May 5, 2013 10:00 AM ET // Tariq Malik,
NASA will provide a live video view of the Eta Aquarid meteor shower on Sunday.
Apr 23, 2013 03:52 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A small but incredibly bright comet heading toward the sun could do more than dazzle Earth’s skies when it arrives later this year.
Dec 13, 2012 03:00 AM ET
Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight: How to Watch