Every year, the Earth passes through debris trails left by comets, resulting in a spectacular celestial event called a meteor shower. The view of the bright meteors piercing through the dark night sky captures the attention of thousands of people around the world. Look through our themed articles to learn when and how to observe "shooting stars".
Meteor Storm: What Is It, And When Is The Next Meteor Outburst?
A meteor storm is the rarest and most spectacular meteor event: that’s when a stream fires over 1,000 meteors per hour! Learn when to observe such a show.
Alpha Centaurids: Meteor Shower in February 2024
Watch the Alpha Centaurid meteor shower this February! 🌠 Find out when you can see the most meteors and learn about the observation conditions in 2024.
Geminids 2024: How to See December’s Best Meteor Shower
Don't miss one of the year's final major meteor showers — the Geminids! Discover the meteor shower’s peak time and observing tips.
Meteor Showers in December 2024: When to See Shooting Stars Tonight
Several meteor showers will reach their peak in December 2024. Find out their peak dates and the Moon’s phase and get an observation forecast.
Ursids 2024: December’s Final Meteor Shower
The Ursids reach their peak at the end of December. Learn when and where you can see them and what the observation conditions are in 2024.
Meteor Shower Calendar: March - June 2024
Six meteor showers reach their maximum activity from March to June 2024. In this article, you’ll find info on the peak dates and observing conditions.
Blink and Miss: November 2024 Meteor Showers with the Leonids in the Spotlight!
Five meteor showers are reaching their peaks in November. Learn about each of them and get tips for observing this month's meteors.
Lyrids 2024: Where to See the Meteor Shower in April
Explore the wonder of shooting stars in our guide to the Lyrid meteor shower! Find simple tips on how to view the meteors. Your journey into the night sky starts now!
The Orionids 2024: Where & When To See the Meteor Shower In October?
The Orionids are one of the fastest and most prolific meteor showers of the year. Read this article to learn how and when to see it.
Meteor Showers in October 2024: Orionids, Draconids & More Shooting Stars Tonight
In October 2024, several notable meteor showers will grace the skies. One of them will be the famous Orionids. Find out the best days for observation and get useful viewing tips.