Topic: Bill Cooke
Draconid meteor shower viewing is potentially much more exciting this year, as Earth is expected to hit some tendrils of comet dust head-on. But the peak is Saturday afternoon.
10/07/2011 08:11 pm
A massive fireball lit up the daytime sky over much of the East Coast on Monday, as what was most likely a meteor burned up in the earth's atmosphere.
02/16/2011 01:09 pm
Meteor shower tonight: The first meteor display of 2011 – the annual Quadrantid meteor shower – will hit its peak tonight, weather permitting.
01/03/2011 11:12 pm
The Perseid meteor shower poses minimal risk to spacewalking astronauts trying to repair the International Space Station, and might even offer them a spectacular show.
08/13/2010 11:42 am
Perseid meteor shower tonight is at its peak. It's the only meteor shower known to have killed a satellite and delayed a space-shuttle launch. Enter the Meteoroid Environment Office.
08/12/2010 02:19 pm
Halley's Comet is not back yet, but remnants of Halley's Comet are creating the Eta Aquarid meteor shower this week.
05/06/2010 09:03 am
The Leonid meteor shower gets underway at 3:30am
11/17/2009 12:00 am
In 2009, the Leonid meteor shower will strike between 3:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. Eastern time.
11/16/2009 12:00 am
Meteor shower tonight? Yep, peak viewing times for the Orionid meteor shower begins tonight (er... tomorrow) at 1 am.
10/20/2009 01:00 am