Expect the Orionid Meteor Shower 2 Nights in a Row

Expect the Orionid Meteor Shower 2 Nights in a Row

10-20 shooting stars will be making our wishes come true on the evening of October 21. For those who miss it, the phenomenon will occur again on October 22, while clear skies will guarantee the perfect view.

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Shooting Stars - Expect a Meteor Shower Soon

Expect a Meteor Shower Soon

28.06.2016054

On June 28 and 29, the Southern and Northern Delta Aquariids meteor showers are going to make every wish come true. They'll be best visible from the southern hemisphere and will reach their peak in mid-August, along with the Perseids meteor shower.

Shooting Stars - Geminids Meteor Shower Peaks on December 14

Geminids Meteor Shower Peaks on December 14

14.12.2015057

The Geminids meteor shower will peak on December 14. Given good meteorological conditions, we'll be able to observe over 120 meteors per hour.

Shooting Stars - Most Popular Beliefs and Superstitions about Meteors

Most Popular Beliefs and Superstitions about Meteors

26.10.201502620

Long ago, meteors were thought to foreshadow different events or that they themselves were messages sent by higher beings. One of the more common ideas was that the gods sent these messages.

Shooting Stars - Native American Superstitions about Meteors

Native American Superstitions about Meteors

23.10.20150574

A tribe once inhabiting the territory of today's state of Montana believed that with the appearance of a meteor their society would be afflicted by disease or that the chieftain would suffer misfortune.

Shooting Stars - Perseids - the Legendary Meteor Shower

Perseids - the Legendary Meteor Shower

23.10.2015097

The Perseids owe their name to the fact that when viewed from Earth, the meteor shower appears to come from the Perseus constellation. It, in turn, is named after the famous hero from Ancient Greek mythology.

Shooting Stars - Geminids and Beliefs about Meteors

Geminids and Beliefs about Meteors

22.10.20150792

What we know is that back in the early centuries, meteor showers were something quite strange and even terrifying to our ancestors. In ancient times, people would give meteors all sorts of meanings and see signs in them.

Shooting Stars - Shooting Stars Make Wishes Come True This Week

Shooting Stars Make Wishes Come True This Week

11.08.20150297

Within days we'll be able to clearly see the most remarkable cosmic event of the summer - the Perseids meteor shower.

Shooting Stars - Shooting Stars Throughout August

Shooting Stars Throughout August

30.07.20140343

The peak of the falling stars will be between the 11th and 13th of August and will be visible without needing any special equipment. The most suitable time for observation will be between 10:30 PM and midnight.

Shooting Stars - Shooting Stars in the Coming Days

Shooting Stars in the Coming Days

21.10.201301140

At the end of October and beginning of November, we will witness the movement of the Orions - a meteor shower formed from the tail of Halley's Comet.

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