Tags: 2020 Eta Aquariid Meteor Shower Eta Aquariids May Meteor Showers Meteors from Halley's Comet Viewing the eta Aquariids in 2020 Robert Lunsford Bob has been interested in the stars as far back as he can recall His first experience with meteors was a biggie, the 1966 Leonid shower. The Eta Aquarids meteorshower will peak over the nights of Tuesday and Wednesday, May 5 and 6, shortly after midnight, with experts anticipating a spectacular meteor shower. trails will point back toward Aquarius. Get the hot chocolate and blankets ready – the Eta Aquarids are coming to a night sky near you. Meteors appear when dust and rock crashes into the Earth’s atmosphere at nearly 150,000mph. Use your naked eye; binoculars or telescopes tend to limit the field of view. The Twice a year, the Earth crosses the orbital path of Halley’s Comet – once in May and once in October. warmly. It peaks on the night of May 4-5. Debris from Halley's Comet: If you missed April's Lyrid meteor shower, you have another chance to catch some "shooting stars" this week as the remnants of a famous comet burn up in the night sky. A Y … They are slow and dramatic, streaking far across the sky. the Orionids. Although the comet is now far google_ad_client = "pub-5011428889228828"; This image shows the Eta Aquarid meteor in 2016, seen on the Coconino Rim along the Arizona Trail. Comet Halley takes around … Its sister shower, the Orionids, will peak in October. The shower Unlike most major annual meteor showers, there is no sharp peak for this shower, but rather a plateau of good rates that last approximately one week centered on 6-7 May. (continued Specks from the Eta Aquariids streak through the sky at … It’s a pandemic hit, Voters in 2 states report threatening ‘Vote for Trump’ emails, Italy's daily coronavirus cases soar to new daily record above 15,000, Jewish director sends message of hope in Pope Francis film, PayPal to open up network to cryptocurrencies, Oman discusses replacing foreigners with locals in government companies, Europe's hospitals under major stress as coronavirus cases surge, Containers of imported potential waste intercepted in Subic, Pompeo says US designating 6 China-based media firms as 'foreign missions', 6,000 OFWs stranded in Metro Manila due to PhilHealth's debt to Red Cross, DOH says more funds for vaccines needed for 'herd immunity', New House minority leader vows to be 'fiscalizer' despite voting for Velasco, ‘PBB’ auditions draw in more than 37,000 submissions in 3 days, BRIA Homes launches Sentro, its new center of convergence, Bust out your moves and win P50,000 with the Solane Dance Challenge, Fujidenzo sees a brighter future for homepreneurs, Jollibee is bringing joy online with its 3D ad for their new app, Del Monte PH delivers higher operating profit, Things millennials need to invest in for success, Step into the spotlight with this local makeup brand, The momshies' guide to proper handwashing, The working mom's guide to the right milk for your child, A favorite Filipino dish in Mang Inasal is now good for sharing, realme offers refined smartphone experience with realme 7 and 7 Pro, vivo Y20i packs powerful gaming performance, Break these unhealthy habits when stuck indoors, vivo's latest model offers power and style, foodpanda riders share their heartwarming experiences, History of Harvest, Heritage of Health: Del Monte promotes healthy food consumption, Experts say: Germs and viruses might be in daily household items, vivo announces official release date of entry-level smartphone, Christmas comes early with Selecta Ice Cream's 3-day sale, 5 reasons to embrace self-isolation, move your life forward, How to live a well-balanced meaningful life, People helping people: SM Supermalls promotes Bayanihan spirit.