Here is a list of meteor showers that will show up in our skies this year.
Active: April 19-May 28
Peaks: May 4-5
This shower is a strong one with 10-30 meteors per hour before sunrise. This year, the moon will be almost full so it will dim out some of the meteors.
Active: July 17-August 26
Peaks: Aug 11-12
The most popular shower of the year! It peaks in the summer so spending time outside on a warm summer night can be fun with the family. This is a very active meteor shower that can produce 50-75 meteors per hour. The moon will be about half full so you should still get a good view of the shower.
Active: Oct 2-Nov 7
Peaks: Oct 20-21
This shower produces about 10-20 meteors per hour but sometimes there is a spike. The moon will not be an issue this year.
Active: Sept 10-Nov 20
Peaks: Oct 29-30
This is a long-lasting shower in the fall. It produces a very low number of meteors per hour but it is known for fireballs which you could see through the month.
Active: Nov 6-Nov 30
Peaks: Nov 16-17
This can produce meteor storms. This year it isn’t expected. It usually produces about 5 meteors per hour. The moon will be thin.
Active: Dec 4-Dec 17
Peaks: Dec 13-Dec 14
One of the stronger showers of the year. These meteors can be bright. The moon will be a thin crescent.
Active: Dec 17-Dec 26
Peaks: Dec 21-22
This shower produces 5-10 meteors per hour. Outbursts can produce 25 per hour. The moon will be about half full, so visibility may be varied.
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