07
OCT
2015

Orionids Meteors October 2015 – See Pieces of Halleys Comet Burn Up Over the UK!

October 2015 sees the return of the annual Orionids Meteor Shower. Sky watchers across the UK are urged to watch the night sky throughout the month for tiny pieces of Halley’s Comet burning up in Earth’s atmosphere. From the ground these particles of comet debris burn brig
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09
OCT
2014

2014 Orionids Meteor Shower Set to Peak on 20-21 October

Shooting star activity from the 2014 Orionids Meteor Shower has already started. The first meteors from this annual event were seen streaking across the sky on 2nd October. Skywatchers can expect to see a steady increase in the number of meteors per hour through to the Shower’s
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01
OCT
2013

Eyes to the Sky for October’s Meteor Showers

Watch out for meteors this October as the Draconids and Orionids make their annual visits to our night skies. First up is the Draconids meteor shower, which is active between 2nd – 16th October. Peak nights are 7th and 8th October when as many as 10 – 15 meteors per hour c
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