A Geminid meteor streaks across the sky early Friday near Scotland, Md.
December 13, 2013 This year's shower might serve up more than a hundred shooting stars every hour, but the bright streaks could be washed out by a nearly full moon.
Tonight might bring the best chance to view the gamma Delphinid meteor shower in the United States since 1930, according to NASA. Here, astronomers watch the night sky for the Perseid meteor shower, in a file photo.
June 10, 2013 They travel at about 127,500 miles per hour, and NASA calls them "elusive" and "scarcely known." Tonight could bring the best views of the gamma Delphinid meteor shower since 1930.
A composite of Lyrids over Huntsville, Ala., in 2009. This year, the meteor shower will hit its peak before dawn Sunday morning.
April 21, 2012 The Lyrids aren't known for their flashy shows, but this year they're getting some help. The height of the showers is expected Sunday morning before dawn, and darker skies will make viewing more exciting.
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