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2020 Geminid meteor shower peaks tonight

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Another meteor shower is set to grace the skies over Maryland on Sunday night. The 2020 Geminid meteor shower is expected to peak on Sunday night, December 13 and into the morning hours on Monday, December 14. The Geminids are widely recognized as the best annual meteor shower a stargazer can see, occurring between Dec. 4 to Dec. 17, …


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Leonid Meteor Shower 2020: Best times to see shooting stars in Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The annual Leonid Meteor Shower peaks on Monday night, but shooting stars will likely be visible throughout the week across Baltimore County. The most meteors are expected to be visible on Monday night and into the dawn hours on Tuesday.  At the shower’s peak, stargazers may see as many as 10 to 15 meteors per hour. The Leonids are …


Perseid meteor shower 2019: Nottingham-area viewing guide

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The Perseid meteor shower, one of the most-anticipated meteor showers of 2019, peaks on Monday night, but the nearly-full moon might put a damper on things this year. Spectators can expect to see just 10-15 Perseids per hour, or maybe slightly more on the peak, which occurs overnight tonight (August 12-13), according to NASA meteor expert Bill …

Perseid Meteor Shower 2016 to grace Nottingham skies tonight

It’s one of the year’s best meteor showers, and it peaks tonight. In fact, the 2016 Perseid meteor shower promises to be one of the most active in recent memory, should skies remain clear. The Persids are the result of Earth passing through the trail of Comet Swift-Tuttle, sending debris streaking across the heavens. “It is typically the second richest …