Skywatchers all across North America are in for a real treat this Memorial Day weekend. There’s a brand new meteor shower that will light up the sky in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 24th.
It’s not quite the 4th of July, but there will be quite a sky show this weekend thanks to a meteor shower.
A strange sight in the skies over Broward County caused some concerned people to call the Broward Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Coast Guard Sunday night when streaking lights were seen over the ocean around Hallandale Beach and points northward.
The annual Perseid meteor shower is underway this week. The sky show peaks on Saturday night into Sunday morning.
If you are an insomniac or an early riser, or if you just like cool things in the sky, turning your eyes to the sky early Saturday could bring you a stellar treat, in the form of the Orionid meteor shower.
If you look up to the sky this weekend, you might get lucky and see a shooting star. Actually it would be a meteor which just looks like a shooting star.
Looking for a good reason to enjoy an August evening? This year’s Perseid meteor shower peaks on the night of Friday, Aug. 12 and into the early morning of Saturday, Aug 13.
Be sure to look to the sky next week for an amazing celestial show.