Meteor Shower

  • Watch live: The annual Perseid meteor shower 11-08-2013 08:20 AM

    On August 11 and 12, 2013, the annual Perseid meteor shower will peak, filling the sky with streaks of light, commonly known as shooting stars. Such visually stunning showers are actually but the tip of the iceberg when it comes to meteoroids slamming into Earth's atmosphere. Some 10 to 40...
  • Watch: Meteorite fall in Russia's Urals 15-02-2013 03:14 PM

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  • Dazzling meteor shower to brighten up night skies 13-12-2011 12:06 PM

    New Delhi: Startling streaks of multi-coloured Geminids meteor shower will brighten up the sky on Wednesday night enthralling astronomy enthusiasts. One of the most spectacular meteor showers, Geminids produce up to 60 shooting stars. "Astro lovers are expected to see shooting stars whizzing past in the skies as the Geminid...
  • Meteor shower to light up night sky on Thursday 20-04-2011 10:21 PM

    New Delhi: Sky gazers may get a glimpse of shooting stars during Lyrids meteor shower on Thursday night. "They can see javelin-shaped shooting stars whizzing past in the skies at an amazing rate as Lyrids meteor shower will peak on the night of April 21 and 22," SPACE Scientific officer...