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Lyrids meteor shower to peak on April 22, 2014

One of the most beautiful (and consistent) meteor showers of the year, the Lyrids, is nearly here — with a peak right around April 21-22. So make a note in your calendar and get ready for what looks to be quite a good show this year! The Lyrid meteor……

Stargazers should bundle up for best look at Geminid meteor shower

NASA says the Geminids will be the most intense meteor shower of the year – and almost everyone can see it The mysterious Geminid meteor shower lights the skies of Earth between 12 and 16 December and is visible from almost anywhere on the planet. This year the peak rate…

Top iPhone and Android apps for stargazing the Orionids meteor shower

On Oct. 21, the Orionids meteor shower will reach a crescendo, delivering as many as 20 shooting stars an hour. Stargazers need only look toward the “club” in the Orion constellation. Not quite sure where that is? Your smart phone…  …

WATCH LIVE: Perseids meteor shower

NASA is streaming it live until 3 am ET. Enjoy! Live streaming video by Ustream…

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