METEOR SHOWER

  • Google celebrates Perseid Meteor Shower with an animated, musical doodle August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Celebrating the spectacular Perseid Meteor Shower, Google has posted an animated doodle that shows moving illustrations of meteor showers with a clam and soothing music playing in the background. Drawing inspiration from travel and timelapse footage documenting meteor showers, doodler Sophie Diao takes users on an animated journey for...
  • Google doodles Perseid Meteor Shower August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Google on Monday has posted an interactive doodle on its homepage to celebrate Perseid Meteor Shower. The interactive doodle with colourful illustrations honours the annual Perseid meteor shower. The annual Perseid meteor shower occurs from August 1113. NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center will host a live Ustream and web...
  • Watch live: Camelopardalids meteor shower May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Skywatchers all across North America may get to witness a brand new meteor shower that may light up the night sky. Though, the shower will not be visible in the rest of the world outside North America, you can watch a live stream of the event from 8:30...
  • Camelopardalids meteor shower to light up the night sky on May 24 May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: There is yet another spectacle in the night sky about to happen. Skywatchers all across North America may get to witness a brand new meteor shower that may light up the night sky. The shower will not be visible in the rest of the world outside North America,...
  • Watch live: The annual Perseid meteor shower August 11, 2013

    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 February 15, 2013

    Moscow: A meteorite streaked across the sky above Russia's Ural Mountains on Friday morning, causing sharp explosions and injuring more than 400 people, many of them hurt by broken glass. Interior Ministry spokesman Vadim Kolesnikov said more than 400 people had sought medical treatment after the blasts, and at least...
  • Meteorite falls in Urals, damage and injuries reported February 15, 2013

    Moscow: Fragments of at least one meteorite fell in the Chelyabinsk region some 1,500 kilometers (930 miles) east of Moscow, causing flashes in the morning sky and sharp explosions, Russian officials said on Friday. The office of the governor of the region in the Ural Mountains said in a statement that...
  • Dazzling meteor shower to brighten up night skies December 13, 2011

    New Delhi: Startling streaks of multicoloured 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 showers...
  • Meteor shower to light up night sky on Thursday April 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Sky gazers may get a glimpse of shooting stars during Lyrids meteor shower on Thursday night. "They can see javelinshaped 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...