What to Know About a Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower

Eta Aquarid meteor shower will be a steer to see on Friday night (and early Saturday morning) for anyone peaceful to stay adult late enough.

The meteor shower, that was combined by waste from Halley’s Comet, will transport opposite Earth in Apr and May, according to Quartz, yet will be many manifest this weekend. Here’s what we need to know about how and where to see a shower.

When is a best time to watch a meteor shower?

The annual, week-long meteor showering is approaching to be during a many manifest during early Saturday morning, according to EarthSky. Conditions will be best when a moon sets usually before 4 a.m. EST, withdrawal an hour of sum dark before a object rises.

Since a meteor showering is above a equator, according to Earth Sky, a best views will come from that area. People located serve north will be still be means to locate a meteor shower, yet they might see fewer meteors go by, according to EarthSky.

How can we watch a meteor shower?

The meteor will be best seen when looking east nearby a constellation Aquarius, where a meteor gets a name from, according to National Geographic. Tonight there will be adult to 50 meteors going by in an hour, EarthSky reports.

For those who can’t a good perspective in person, a live tide will be accessible on Slooh.com for members.

What are are a Eta Aquarids?

The Eta Aquarids are pieces of waste from Halley’s Comet, that is usually manifest from Earth each 76 years, according to NASA. Debris from Halley’s comet also creates a Orionid meteor showering in October. The Eta Aquarid meteor showering was initial suspected around 1868 and reliable in 1900, according to NASA.


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