Tonight's Draconid meteor shower may be one of your best -- and most convenient -- opportunities to see such a celestial phenomenon for the rest of the year. Most meteor showers peak in the wee hours of the morning, but the Draconid meteors are generally best observed in the early evening. In the U.S., the best viewing time for the Oct. 7 shower should be just after sunset, USA Today reported.
The Leonid Meteor Shower Is Tonight and Here's How to Watch It
The Leonid Meteor Shower Is Tonight and Here's How to Watch It-The Leonids are tonight! Should you watch? Oh, yes. Here’s how, when, and why to watch the meteor shower tonight—along with something strangely colorful you may be able to spot in this year’s shower.
So, it's 2014, and astronomy is looking really good this year! In fact, we've gone ahead and put together some of the most notable events right here for you, courtesy of Universe Today. Be sure to mark your calendars and keep your eyes on the sky! One of the most exciting events may be a possible meteor shower, courtesy of the remains of would-be comet of the century ISON.
2012 Quadrantid Meteor Shower: Roberto PortoCredit: Roberto PortoA Quadrantid meteor is seen streaking across a cloud-spattered sky with shadowy rocks in the foreground in this dazzling photo by astrophotographer Roberto Porto taken on Jan. 4, 2012 on Tenerife Island in Spain's Canary Islands during the meteor shower's peak.