Eta Aquarid meteor shower: How to see shooting stars tonight
A spring light show – this one in the sky – will continue overnight tonight. Prime viewing time for the Eta Aquarid meteor show will be overnight May 5-6 in the pre-dawn hours.
According to NASA, Aquarids can produce 10-20 meteors per hour in a dark sky. Like other meteors, the Aquarids comes from leftover comet particles and bits from broken asteroids.
The pieces of space debris that interact with our atmosphere to create the Eta Aquarids originate from comet 1P/Halley. You can go here to see estimates for how many meteors you will see in your area.
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