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Look Up: Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend

This year's Eta Aquarids are expected to be one of the finest showers of the year. The best way to see them is during early morning hours in locations far enough from city lights.

Space May 5, 2018

Halley's Comet Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower To Light Up Skies Very Early On May 6: Interesting Facts About This Celestial Event

Eta Aquarid meteor shower is expected to peak late on May 5 until the early hours of May 6. Here are some facts you may want to know about the celestial event.

Space May 6, 2017

Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower Set To Peak This Week: Here's How To Watch The Celestial Event

The annual Eta Aquarid meteor shower, which takes place between April and May, is set to reach its peak on May 6. People would be able to view as many as 30 meteors per hour during the peak stage.

Space May 3, 2017

Remains Of Massive Halley-Like Comet Destruction Found Around White Dwarf

Scientists observe a massive comet falling into a white dwarf, leaving debris around the compact star’s surface. The event marks quite a few firsts in space observation.

Space February 12, 2017

New Year's Comet A Bad Omen? Comet 45P To Herald Year Of Better Comet Viewing

Comets are historically seen as omens of bad luck. Comet 45P will appear on New Year's Eve, but people can expect to see more comets through most of 2017.

Space December 30, 2016

How To Watch The Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower Dazzling The Skies This Week

This week, stargazers will get the chance to watch the dazzling Eta Aquarids meteor shower. Here's how you can watch the spectacle, online and offline.

Space May 3, 2016

Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower Begins April: What Is It And When Is The Best Time To Watch

The Earth is making another pass near the orbit of Halley's Comet this coming April and May. This gives stargazers and space fans a chance to catch a glimpse of the Eta Aquarid meteor shower.

Space March 25, 2016

Researchers Find Molecular Oxygen On Halley's Comet, Believe O2 Could Be Common On Other Comets

Scientists found Halley's Comet ejected traces of molecular oxygen during the ESA's Giotto probe in 1986, suggesting that O2 is common in other comets in the solar system.

Space December 11, 2015

Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower Set To Decorate Sky With Pieces Of Halley's Comet

Halley's Comet comes around once every 76 years, but we see its debris every six months. The Eta Aquarid meteor shower peaks May 5 and 6 - here is how to see it!

Space May 5, 2015

Lunar and solar, October’s got both eclipses: Where/when to see all the celestial eye candy

Lots of events for sky watchers in October, astronomers say. The sun, moon, planets, meteors and even a comet will put on celestial shows, they say.

Space October 1, 2014

Eta Aquarid, a meteor shower courtesy of Halley's Comet, peaks early Tuesday morning

Get ready for another spectacular show in the night sky courtesy of Eta Aquarids this early May.

Space May 5, 2014

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