Posted by: Sandy Steinman | November 9, 2019

North Taurid meteors to peak in moonlight 11/11 to 11/12

EarthSky reports

The long-last North Taurid meteor shower may reach its annual peak from around late evening on November 11, 2019, until the wee morning hours on November 12. Unlike some meteor showers, though, the North Taurids don’t exhibit a sharp peak, so the meteor rates may remain fairly steady throughout the coming week. Now here’s the bad news. The North Taurids are peaking this under the glaring light of the full moon, which comes on November 12.

Read more at  North Taurid meteors to peak in moonlight | Astronomy Essentials | EarthSky


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