Everything To Know About  Shower 2022

The Eta Aquarid Meteor

The Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower

Annually peaks at the beginning of May and is expected to reach its apex between the evening of Wednesday, May 4, and the morning of Thursday, May 5 this year.

Known For Its Speed

This shower can see meteors traveling around 148,000 mph into the Earth's atmosphere, according to NASA.

The Most Exciting Part?

You may see as many as 50 shooting stars an hour!

The Only Thing Stargazing

Hopefuls should wish for is a clear night, especially since the Eta Aquarids radiate at medium brightness.

This Also Means That Vewing

The starry spectacle from an extra dark location, away from city lights, will produce the best show.

According to NASA

"Meteors come from leftover comet particles and bits from broken asteroids,"

Earth Then Makes Its Way

Through the debris trails each year causing the bits to clash with our atmosphere where they shatter to form bright, fiery, and colorful streaks in the sky.

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