Is there a meteorite shower tonight?

For 2013 sightings of meteor shower at their peak, see EarthSky’s meteor shower guide for 2013 below. (Actual shower times can vary. Bright moonlight makes it hard to see all but the brightest meteors.)

  • Jan 3, 2013 Quadrantids
  • Apr 22, 2013 Lyrids
  • May 5, 2013 Eta Aquarids
  • July 29-30, 2013 Delta Aquarids
  • Aug 10-13, 2013 Perseids
  • Oct 7, 2013 Draconids
  • Oct 21, 2013 Orionids
  • Nov 4-5, 2013 South Taurids
  • Nov 11-12, 2013 North Taurids
  • Nov 16-17, 2013 Leonids
  • Dec 13-14, 2013 Geminids

The annual Perseid meteor shower, which peaked this week, dazzled sky-watchers around the world. See the best pictures of Perseids meteor shower at National Geographic.

Updated on Sunday, August 18 2013 at 12:22PM EDT
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