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"18.02.2017 15:43:48" Video of the 2017 February 17 Pennsylvania fireball taken by the NASA meteor camera at Allegheny Observatory near Pittsburgh
"18.02.2017 15:38:31" Orbital plot showing 3 Lyrids captured April 21 by NASA fireball cameras Photos from NASA Meteor Watch's post Many eyewitnesses in the northern states and Canada reported seeing a very bright fireball around 11:53 PM (2017 February 18 04:53 UTC) late last night. It was captured in 3 NASA all sky meteor cameras and cameras belonging to the Southern Ontario Meteor
"06.02.2017 17:58:21" Orbit and approach of the 2017 Feb 06 Fireball Animation of the orbit and approach of the February 6, 2017 Fireball over Lake Michigan
"06.02.2017 17:25:59" Chicago EarthCam video of 2017 Feb 06 fireball There was a very bright green fireball seen by hundreds of eyewitnesses surrounding Lake Michigan early this morning at 1:25:13 AM Central Time (2017 February 6 7:25:13 UTC). The reports from these individuals and the video information from dash cameras
"14.12.2016 19:04:08" Despite a full Moon and mostly cloudy skies, we saw some Geminid meteors last night! This one was seen in our All Sky camera in North Georgia. Did you see any last night? If your skies were cloudy as well, you can see more Geminids at
"12.12.2016 19:49:47" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center The #Geminids meteor shower can be seen from both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Because they are pieces of an asteroid, the meteoroids often penetrate deeper into Earth's atmosphere than most other meteor showers, creating beautiful long arcs Starting in about 10 minutes!
"12.12.2016 18:06:16" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Do you have questions about this week's #Geminids meteor shower? If so, you can ask our #NASA experts Mon. Dec. 12 at 2pm CT.
"12.12.2016 14:47:10" Orbital plot showing 3 Lyrids captured April 21 by NASA fireball cameras Photos from NASA Meteor Watch's post How do we know which meteors belong to the Geminid meteor showers? We can compare a meteor's radiant and orbit to that of its parent body, asteroid 3200 Phaethon. The radiant is the point in the sky that meteors appear to come from; in this case, Gemini!
"09.12.2016 20:33:21" Every December, when Earth passes through a stream of debris left by asteroid 3200 Phaethon, we are able to see Geminid meteors! The peak of the Geminid meteor shower is December 13/14th, though Geminids are already being detected in our cameras, such as
"31.10.2016 21:11:07" NASA Meteor Watch Halloween fun! A collection of images from various meteor cameras we've put together that remind us of Halloween. Our Allsky meteor cameras produce some Halloween-perfect pictures!
"20.10.2016 17:32:08" Timeline Photos The annual Orionid meteor shower peaks tonight! Caused by small pieces of Comet Halley hitting our atmosphere at 147,000 miles per hour (66 kilometers per second), this shower is noted for variable rates - some years see only 15-20 meteors per hour on the
"12.10.2016 15:28:09" Timeline Photos There are over 100 eyewitness accounts describing a bright green fireball seen at 6:47 AM Central Time (2016 October 12 11:47 UTC) from Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia. Unfortunately the all sky cameras in the region had already
"07.10.2016 15:31:56" And an animation showing the orbit of the fireball and its perspective as it made its entry into the atmosphere.
"07.10.2016 15:30:09" Timeline Photos Here is the ground track of the Ontario fireball
"07.10.2016 15:28:28" We are aware of approximately 100 accounts of a long-lasting fireball reported at 6:46 AM Eastern Daylight Time (2016 October 7 10:46 UTC) from New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, and parts of Canada. Fortunately, this event was captured by 5 all sky
"05.10.2016 15:13:15" Timeline Photos And for those really interested, here is the meteor's ground track...
"05.10.2016 15:09:54" Orbit and approach of last night's fireball over Pennsylvania...
"05.10.2016 15:05:53" There was a widely seen (over 300 eyewitness reports) fireball over northern Pennsylvania last night at 10:36 PM Eastern Time (2016 October 5 02:36 UTC). It was also tracked by cameras belonging to the NASA fireball network and the Southern Ontario Meteor
"16.09.2016 18:36:55" Orbital plot showing 3 Lyrids captured April 21 by NASA fireball cameras Photos from NASA Meteor Watch's post Nice meteor imaged from the International Space Station (ISS)! Snapped when the orbit of ISS took it near Australia.
"09.09.2016 02:11:10" Timeline Photos The American Meteor Society and local news stations have received reports of a bright fireball seen in Virginia and North Carolina this evening around 6:05 PM local time. First eyewitness accounts indicate a slow moving (29,000 mph) object penetrating to
"30.08.2016 15:45:31" Lake Ontario Fireball orbit And here is an animation showing the orbit of the Lake Ontario fireball and its perspective as it plunged to a fiery demise in Earth's atmosphere.
"30.08.2016 15:41:25" Orbital plot showing 3 Lyrids captured April 21 by NASA fireball cameras Photos from NASA Meteor Watch's post At 10:53 PM Eastern last night (2016 August 30 02:53 UTC), there was a quarter Moon brightness fireball reported by eyewitnesses the northeastern states and Ontario. It was tracked by multiple all sky cameras belonging to the Southern Ontario Meteor
"12.08.2016 20:06:08" Orbital plot showing 3 Lyrids captured April 21 by NASA fireball cameras Photos from NASA Meteor Watch's post Composite images from 3 of our all sky cameras in the SouthEast. They captured quite a few Perseids, even through clouds and haze!
"12.08.2016 18:46:13" Timeline Photos Picture perfect! This black and white image shows an especially photogenic Perseid running parallel to the Milky Way in the direction of the Moon using one of the Meteoroid Environment Office's scientific grade CCD cameras. We are so thankful to have had
"12.08.2016 17:07:24" Our all sky camera network detected at least 160 Perseids brighter than the planet Jupiter last night.
Some were seen through clouds…
Some were bright enough to be spectacular even in the twilight just before sunrise…
We even caught an earth grazing
"12.08.2016 00:34:40" We are live from the ALAMO at NASA Marshall!
"11.08.2016 23:03:16" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center TONIGHT, we're LIVE with #NASA experts from NASA Meteor Watch.
Go behind-the-scenes to hear why it's important we track and monitor objects in the sky, like the #Perseid Meteor Shower.
:-) REMINDER! At 7:30 Central/ 8:30 Eastern we are coming at you LIVE to talk Perseids and show some equipment we use to observe Perseids!
"11.08.2016 22:17:43" International Space Station Check out these Perseid meteors from space station and watch them from your house tonight: http://www.nasa.gov/topics/solarsystem/features/watchtheskies/perseid-meteor-shower-aug11-12.html
This video is from the Meteor investigation on the space station
"11.08.2016 21:23:32" Timeline Photos Can the Perseids be seen during the day?
It is very unusual to see a meteor during the daytime, it would have to be incredibly bright to be seen above the brightness of the sky! So generally, the answer is no. But meteor radar, like that operated by the
"11.08.2016 19:27:07" Timeline Photos How fast do Perseids travel?
"11.08.2016 18:13:24" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center TONIGHT, we're LIVE with #NASA experts from NASA Meteor Watch.
Go behind-the-scenes to hear why it's important we track and monitor objects in the sky, like the #Perseid Meteor Shower.
"11.08.2016 14:25:41" "Can I see Perseids and if so, what time?"
This is a very common question we receive! The best night to observe Perseids this year is August 11/12 (TONIGHT!) It is hard to predict rates because it is highly dependent on light pollution and weather, but
"11.08.2016 12:56:17" Timeline Photos Some interesting facts about the Perseids!
"10.08.2016 15:28:39" youtube.com Meteor Moment: What is the All-Sky Camera Network? Dr. Bill Cooke, of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office -- located at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama -- explains what the All-Sky ... Enjoying the Perseid videos we have been posting from the All Sky cameras? The head of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office, Dr. Bill Cooke, is here to explain some info on the cameras and what makes them so
"09.08.2016 23:39:49" 2016 Perseids from Ohio Where do I look to see Perseids? Perseid meteors can be seen all over the sky, so you don't have to worry about looking in any particular direction. Here are some Perseids recorded this week by the NASA All Sky Fireball Network station at Hiram College!
"09.08.2016 14:56:55" Timeline Photos Have you ever wondered how the Perseids got their name? Every meteor shower derives its name from the constellation where the radiant (the point in the sky where all the meteors appear to come from) lies. For example, the Geminid radiant is in Gemini,
"08.08.2016 14:59:22" Timeline Photos The NASA All Sky Fireball Network has observed 142 Perseid meteors so far! Here's an orbit diagram showing the orbits of the Perseids (green and cyan), alongside the orbit of parent comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle (purple), and the orbits of the planets (brown).
"05.08.2016 20:16:43" Perseid seen from Pittsburgh Though the Perseid meteor shower peaks next Friday, Perseid meteors are beginning to show up more and more in our cameras as we get closer to peak time. Here is a bright Perseid spotted a couple of days ago by the NASA All Sky Fireball Network station at
"29.07.2016 19:37:02" This outburst (see previous post) was not only seen in radar but in optical too, both in the Meteoroid Environment Office's Allsky and wide-field meteor cameras! The attached video is a GDR as seen by the wide-field cameras.
"29.07.2016 19:35:46" Timeline Photos On the night of July 27/28, the Canadian Meteor Orbit Radar (CMOR) picked up an outburst of the July Gamma Draconids (GDRs) with peak ZHRs of around 50! This is one of the strongest outbursts detected by CMOR in years, and the strongest exhibited by the
"12.07.2016 15:29:24" Fireball seen from the Statue of Liberty What a great view! An EarthCam located on the Statue of Liberty caught this awesome video of a fireball at 10:49 pm EDT on July 10. The fireball appears around the 10s mark over the NYC skyline. Though it was seen from New York, it was actually located
"15.06.2016 21:39:11" Fireball over northern New York state On June 14th at 9:30pm EDT, a 4 inch diameter fragment of an asteroid entered the atmosphere over the state of New York. It was first observed by two cameras belonging to the Southern Ontario Meteor Network (SOMN - the sister network of the NASA All Sky
"15.06.2016 21:04:14" Fireball seen from NYC Last night at approx. 9:30pm EDT, a fireball was reported by over 100 eyewitnesses in the northeastern United States. Several cameras recorded it, including this EarthCam located in New York City. It's a bit blurry, but you can make out the distant
"02.06.2016 20:02:58" This animation shows the orbit of the fireball that occurred over Arizona just before 4 am MST this morning (June 2, 2016). The orbit of this small asteroid is just inside Mars' orbit. Once the meteoroid gets close to earth, the view shifts and is from
"02.06.2016 19:51:33" Attached is a video from one of NASA's allsky meteor cameras situated at the MMT Observatory on the site of the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory, located on Mount Hopkins, Arizona, in the Santa Rita Mountains. The meteor was first seen 57 miles above the
"02.06.2016 19:46:09" In the pre-dawn moments (3:56 am local time) on Thursday, June 2, a massive fireball was seen northeast of Phoenix, Arizona, turning night into day! Light from the explosion blinded all sky cameras as far away as New Mexico, and was caused by a small
"18.05.2016 14:09:09" Riding the Maine fireball This animation shows the orbit of the fireball that occurred over New Hampshire/Maine around 12:50 AM EDT on May 17 (night of May 16). Once the meteoroid gets very close to Earth, the view shifts to the fireball's perspective, depicting what a camera
"17.05.2016 19:32:35" Timeline Photos Ground track of the May 17 New Hampshire/Maine fireball.
"17.05.2016 19:29:39" Fireball over the Northeast U.S. around 1250 AM on May 17, 2016 Last night at 12:50:45 AM EDT (2016 May 17 4:50:45 UTC) we had a relatively large (5 foot diameter, mass of about 6.5 tons) asteroidal fragment enter Earth's atmosphere over the northeast United States. It was tracked by 4 cameras of the Southern Ontario
"04.05.2016 22:58:57" Bright fireball on May 4th We observed this beauty this morning at around 12:50am EDT! The fireball traveled southwest at about 77,000 mph over the Nantahala National Forest on the Tennessee/North Carolina state line. At its brightest point, it rivaled the Full Moon.
"03.05.2016 21:20:52" Eta Aquariid meteor The Eta Aquariid (ETA) meteor shower is active right now! Here's an ETA meteor seen by NASA cameras this morning from New Mexico. This shower, caused by debris leftover by Comet 1P/Halley, is seen best by observers in the southern hemisphere, but those
"20.04.2016 15:15:22" Lyrid over Arizona We've started seeing some Lyrids in the NASA All Sky Fireball Network! This Lyrid meteor was observed in the skies above Tucson, AZ this morning. The Lyrid meteor shower is expected to peak the morning of April 22, but visual meteor rates will be
"22.12.2015 18:35:59" Geminid hitting the Moon A lot of people think that the Geminids are an Earth-only shower; they also hit the Moon! Just after the peak, on the night of December 14, our 14" telescopes here at MSFC recorded 33 flashes of light produced by ping-pong ball sized Geminids strikin
"18.12.2015 01:53:32" Orbital plot showing 3 Lyrids captured April 21 by NASA fireball cameras Photos from NASA Meteor Watch's post We have received numerous reports concerning a bright fireball that occurred over Georgia at 5:33:55 PM CST (6:33:55 PM EST). All 6 NASA all sky meteor cameras in the SouthEast picked up the meteor at an altitude of 50 miles above the town of McDonou
"15.12.2015 23:44:12" Brilliant Geminid Fireball! At 4:28am CST on December 15, six cameras in the NASA All Sky Fireball Network detected a bright Geminid fireball at an altitude of 60 miles just south of the town of Silverstreet, SC. This 4 inch piece of 3200 Phaethon weighed about 5 lbs and trave
"14.12.2015 22:23:31" Timeline Photos This composite image shows meteors observed in the skies over Mayhill, NM during the Geminids on Dec 13-14, 2015. Over 200 individual meteor images observed throughout the night were combined to create this composite. The linear streaks are meteors
"14.12.2015 06:11:44" Timeline Photos The Geminids are really active on radar right now. This image shows meteor activity with the shower radiants circled. Look at the intensity of the Geminids compared to the others.
Radar is nice because it can detect meteors through clouds :)
"14.12.2015 04:56:31" New Mexico Geminid - night of December 13, 2015 A nice Geminid over southwest New Mexico
"14.12.2015 04:06:20" We are live answering your questions on the Geminids! Write your questions below in the comments, on NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's Facebook page, and on NASA Marshall's Twitter (twitter.com/NASA_Marshall).
"11.12.2015 19:17:43" Timeline Photos Join us Sunday evening for a Q&A about the Geminid meteor shower!
"10.12.2015 15:12:09" Get ready for the Geminids!! The shower peaks early Monday morning (the 14th), but rates will also be high on the surrounding nights. The best time to view will be 2am to 5am your local time on the 14th, but the meteors can be seen anytime after suns
"04.12.2015 15:45:45" Geminid meteor over southern Arizona The Geminids are slowly ramping up! Here's a Geminid meteor detected over southern Arizona by the NASA All Sky Fireball Network.
"23.10.2015 17:53:44" NASA's Wide-Field meteor cameras have seen 188 Orionids so far this year! Attached is a video of one seen early Thursday morning, October 22. Orionids are among the faster meteor showers, with this particular meteor coming in at 148,000 MPH (66.2 km/
"09.09.2015 16:54:40" A bright meteor occurred over West Virginia last night at 9:27 EST, moving west to east. It was seen across Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, and Maryland! NASA's Pennsylvania and Ohio all sky cameras caught it near the edge of the field-
"21.08.2015 22:56:55" We caught this spider watching the Perseids from the dome of our meteor camera in Tullahoma, TN. (It's false-color so you can easily spot the creepy crawly AND the Perseid meteor!)
"13.08.2015 21:14:28" Brilliant Perseid over Pittsburgh Check out this brilliant Perseid over Pittsburgh this morning. Imaged by the NASA All Sky Fireball Network camera at Allegheny Observatory, this fireball lit up the sky. Wowzers!
"13.08.2015 04:23:12" nasa.gov NASA Television | NASA NASA Television provides live coverage of launches, spacewalks and other mission events, as well as the latest news briefings, video files, and the This Week @NASA report. We are live tonight (for another ~2 hours) on NASA TV answering questions about the Perseids and live-streaming a camera located here at Marshall Space Flight Center! http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html
"13.08.2015 03:48:09" Here's a nice Perseid we saw at the beginning of the evening from a NASA All Sky Fireball Network camera at Allegheny Observatory in Pittsburgh, PA.
"12.08.2015 23:33:08" Who can see the Perseid meteor shower? This map should help answer that question.
"12.08.2015 19:19:29" Why is this meteor shower called the Perseids? Because the radiant (point in the sky which the meteors appear to come from) lies in the constellation Perseus! Here are radiants from this year's Perseids as seen in NASA's All Sky Fireball Network. Not
"12.08.2015 17:01:25" Perseid fireballs burn up completely at heights well above our heads. None make it to the ground. This chart shows the distribution of Perseid fireball end heights we've seen with the NASA All Sky Fireball Network. Any resemblance to Pac-Man is (most
"12.08.2015 11:35:52" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center GOT #PERSEID QUESTIONS??
Ask our #NASA meteor experts, during tomorrow's live Q&A, tweet your questions to @NASA_Marshall, using #askNASA.
Our guests from NASA Meteor Watch are excited to chat!
"11.08.2015 22:11:14" Some interesting facts about the Perseids!
"11.08.2015 19:18:44" Checking out the Perseids seen every night in our cameras has been great fun this week! Here is another seen in a NASA wide-field meteor camera!
"11.08.2015 12:06:42" NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Don't miss this week's late-night, light show: the Perseids!
Visible all week, but peaking the night of Aug. 12.
PLUS - our meteor experts are ready to answer your questions!
During our Aug. 12 live broadcast on #NASA TV, tweet your questions @NAS
"10.08.2015 22:25:03" Here's a false-color collage of the 69 Perseid meteors detected so far by the NASA Wide-field Meteor Camera Network. Can you spot them all?
"10.08.2015 19:04:03" This diagram shows orbits of the 69 Perseids already seen in NASA's wide-field meteor cameras (green and blue), against the orbit of comet Swift-Tuttle, the parent body of the Perseids (purple). There is some spread in the meteoroid stream due to pla
"10.08.2015 13:13:44" Here we have a Perseid as seen in one of NASA's wide-field meteor cameras last night (August 10). This is a similar camera as will be live-streamed from Marshall Space Flight Center on the night of August 12/13. (http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nasa-ms
"07.08.2015 20:09:49" Riding on a Perseid - the previous video shows our view of the Perseid; this one shows the action from the Perseid's point of view. Starting a few days out, you will see the Moon fly by a few hours before it hits the atmosphere and the continents loo
"07.08.2015 20:02:39" A Perseid from 2012 - taken on the night of August 12, this video shows a 0.7 inch diameter Perseid leaving a trail brighter than Venus as it streaks across the sky at 134,000 mph (60.2 kilometers per second). It burned up 54 miles (87 km) above the
"06.08.2015 17:55:04" The Perseids are ramping up! Here's a Perseid meteor captured by the NASA All Sky Fireball Network on August 5th. The shower will peak the morning of August 13th. With a near-new Moon, we may get a good show that morning!
"05.05.2015 19:14:28" The annual eta Aquariid meteor shower will be best observed just before dawn tomorrow morning. Peak rates are normally around 40 meteors per hour, but the gibbous Moon will wash out the fainter etas, resulting in about 15-20 per hour under clear skie
"23.04.2015 13:01:25" The live stream video from Marshall Space Flight Center was mostly cloudy last night, but this Lyrid was seen at 2:15 AM local time (CDT) when we had a break in the clouds.
"22.04.2015 20:49:59" Timeline Photos Ever wondered if meteors can be seen from space? You bet they can! Astronauts on the International Space Station can see meteors by looking down. This is a Lyrid meteor seen in 2012 by astronaut Don Pettit! The lights of Florida are seen above and to the
"22.04.2015 20:49:59" Ever wondered if meteors can be seen from space? You bet they can! Astronauts on the International Space Station can see meteors by looking down. This is a Lyrid meteor seen in 2012 by astronaut Don Pettit! The lights of Florida are seen above and to
"22.04.2015 18:26:29" youtube.com ScienceCasts: Earth Day Meteor Shower Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. At the end of a day devoted to Earth, people can look to the heavens for a beautiful shower of Lyrid meteors. http:/... Check out this video for more information on the Lyrids!
"22.04.2015 17:09:17" Timeline Photos A Lyrid seen last night in one of the Meteoroid Environment Office's all sky cameras. Tonight is the peak of this meteor shower - let us know if you have any luck observing them. The ideal time for viewing will be the few hours before dawn on April 23.
"22.04.2015 17:09:17" A Lyrid seen last night in one of the Meteoroid Environment Office's all sky cameras. Tonight is the peak of this meteor shower - let us know if you have any luck observing them. Here's hoping we have nice clear skies tonight!
"22.04.2015 00:14:38" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Dust off the lawn chairs & get ready for the Lyrids #MeteorShower tomorrow night. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1bpMQGP
"17.02.2015 23:18:44" Here is an animation showing the orbit of the Pennsylvania fireball and the meteor's perspective as it approaches Earth (imagine you were sitting on the meteor as it headed towards us).
"17.02.2015 23:12:52" Fireball over Pennsylvania!
This morning (2015 February 17), a space rock about 2 feet in diameter and weighing roughly 500 pounds entered Earth’s atmosphere above western Pennsylvania. First detected by 3 NASA meteor cameras at an altitude of 60 mi
"13.12.2014 19:12:54" Tonight is the peak of the Geminid meteor shower! With chances of seeing up to 120 meteors/hour if your skies are clear and dark, the Geminids are one of the most prolific meteor showers of the year! Members of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office wil
"20.11.2014 16:51:44" The Leonid meteor shower peaked on November 17/18th. The Leonids are one of the fastest meteor showers, hitting the Earth’s atmosphere at 159,000 miles/hour. They are still active, so if your skies are clear, go out just before dawn for a chance of s
"03.11.2014 16:50:52" There was a daylight fireball seen from Arkansas to Alabama this morning at about 9:38 CST. If you saw the meteor and have information on its directionality, where you saw it from, etc, please comment below or post on our page. Also, it would be help
"22.10.2014 18:43:07" Here’s a bright Orionid seen while we were streaming video from Huntsville, AL on the night of October 20-21. Orionid meteors are some of the fastest meteors you’ll see, traveling 147,600 mph!
"21.10.2014 03:00:52" NASA MSFC Tonight we’re streaming live video from a black & white meteor camera located in Huntsville, AL. Take a look, you might just spot a few Orionids if the weather is clear! http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nasa-msfc
"20.10.2014 15:28:14" Getting geared up for the Orionids! They peak October 21, so your best chances for observing them are the morning of the 21st and the morning of the 22nd. Here's a video of 2 Orionid meteors from this morning, each seen from 3 different cameras posi
"17.10.2014 15:08:38" Timeline Photos Meteor showers are named after their radiant -- or the point in the sky from which the meteors appear to originate. The Orionid meteor shower is so named because the radiant is in the constellation Orion. Here's an image of an Orionid meteor seen this
"17.10.2014 15:08:38" Meteor showers are named after their radiant -- or the point in the sky from which the meteors appear to originate. The Orionid meteor shower is so named because the radiant is in the constellation Orion. Here's an image of an Orionid meteor seen t
"16.09.2014 17:47:13" Sunday night around 10:56 PM Eastern Time, a chunk of an asteroid weighing over 175 pounds entered the atmosphere over the northern part of Huntington County in Pennsylvania at a speed of 36,500 miles per hour. It was detected by four NASA all sky me
"13.08.2014 20:24:59" Even with a bright Moon last night, the Meteoroid Environment Office's all-sky and wide-field cameras saw many many Perseids! Here is a video of some Perseids seen in one of the wide-field meteor cameras from last night.
"12.08.2014 19:06:18" The Perseids peak tonight! This year's Perseids are hampered by a nearly-full-Moon, but you can still expect to see rates up to 30-40/hour in the early-morning hours of August 13th (Perseids can begin to be seen at ~10 pm local time).
The weather loo
"04.08.2014 23:46:15" Orbit of the August 2nd Alabama fireball. It has its farthest point between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, and is inclined to that of the Earth (which explains its southerly direction). This animation shows the meteor's orbit and gives a "meteor's e
"04.08.2014 23:40:43" At 10:19 PM Central Daylight Time on August 2 (Saturday night), NASA meteor cameras detected a very bright fireball at an altitude of 57 miles above Hoodoo Road just east of the town of Beechgrove, TN. The meteoroid, which was about 15 inches in diam
"29.07.2014 17:48:22" A nice Southern Delta Aquariid (SDA) seen this year from one of the Meteoroid Environment Office's all-sky cameras located at Allegheny College in Pennsylvania. The Southern Delta Aquariids peak tonight!
"24.07.2014 15:14:11" Keep your eyes out for Southern Delta Aquariid (SDA) meteors over the next couple weeks.The SDAs are active over a long period, with meteors being seen from July 12 until August 23, however the peak is set to occur July 29-30 this year. Rates may be
"09.07.2014 21:53:58" Here are a couple of 4th of July fireworks as seen by one of our meteor cameras in Pennsylvania! Needless to say, we saw quite a few false meteor detections on Independence Day. :-)
"28.05.2014 20:49:44" So what happened with the May Camelopardalids? It was a new shower, so nobody knew what to expect, but anticipated meteor rates were on the order of 0-200 meteors per hour. Visual observers reported rates near 15 meteors per hour. Very few May Cam
"24.05.2014 07:46:38" If you missed your chance to ask questions about the May Camelopardalids during the NASA webchat, here's a link with shower info and FAQs. http://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/files/Brand-New-Meteor-Shower.pdf
"24.05.2014 04:18:01" www.nasa.gov A Possible New Meteor Shower: May Camelopardalids NASA.gov brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and learn about our quest to reveal the unknown and benefit all humankind. Have questions about the May Camelopardalids? Dr. Bill Cooke is answering questions in an online NASA webchat right now, from 10 pm to 2 am CDT! Go to this site to join in and watch live views of the skies over Huntsville, Alabama! http://www.nasa.
"23.05.2014 21:34:51" Ready for the May Camelopardalids?! This new meteor shower is expected to peak on May 24 between 06:00 and 08:00 UTC (1:00 am and 3:00 am CDT Saturday morning). Check out this map to determine if you’ll be able to see the May Camelopardalids from y