Eta Aquarids


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Eta Aquarids

(ay -tă, ee -) See Aquarids.
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html) Eta Aquarids peaks overnight Wednesday with the Southern Hemisphere having the best vantage point for the annual event.
However, the Eta Aquarids meteor shower will have about 30 meteors per hour on May 6 and 7, and the sky is expected to be fairly dark because of the new moon.
It's quite likely to be part of the Eta Aquarids, which is the debris left by Halley's Comet.
MANILA -- Meteors caused by the annual Eta Aquarids shower will streak across Philippine skies before dawn on Sunday or Monday, the weather bureau said.
From places south of the equator, the Eta Aquarids typically put on very good show.
The Eta Aquarids are usually the best meteor shower of the year for skywatchers in the Southern Hemisphere, but the numbers are lower if you're as far north as the southern U.
Alpha Crucids Jan 19 Jan 06-Jan 28 12h 48m Alpha Centaurids Feb 07 Jan 28-Feb 21 14 00 Gamma Normids Mar 13 Feb 25-Mar 22 16 36 Delta Pavonids [a] Apr 06 Mar 11-Apr 16 20 32 April Lyrids [b] Apr 22 Apr 16-Apr 25 18 05 Pi Puppids [c] Apr 23 Apr 15-Apr 28 07 20 Alpha Scorpiids May 03 Apr 11-May 12 16 00 Eta Aquarids [d] May 05 Apr 21-May 12 22 24 Chi Scorpiids Jun 05 May 27-Jun 20 16 32 Sagittarids Jun 11 Jun 08-Jun 16 20 16 Theta Ophiuchids Jun 13 Jun 08-Jun 16 17 48 June Lyrids Jun 16 Jun 11-Jun 21 18 32 July Phoenicids Jul 13 Jul 10-Jul 16 02 08 Piscis Australids Jul 28 Jul 19-Aug 17 22 40 S.
mil duration Total Time showers observed) hrs Tim Cooper (3) eta Aquarids (1.
One of two annual showers associated with Comet 1P/Halley (the other being the Eta Aquarids of early May), the Orionids are a moderately active shower, usually producing observed rates in excess of 10 meteors/hr near maximum.
It was thought that the orange lights could have been the result of the annual Eta Aquarids meteor shower as the earth passes through Halley's Comet.
A few of the Eta Aquarids might be spotted zooming out of the southeast just before dawn during these days.