Related: How to see the best meteor showers of 2020 This long-exposure image taken by Jesper Grønne in Denmark shows Draconid meteors streaking through the sky in October 2011. At its peak, up to 20 meteors are visible every hour.

How to see the 2020 Orionid meteor shower, active now and nearing its peak. A meteor shower is a celestial event in which a number of meteors are observed to radiate, or originate, from one point in the night sky called Radiant.These meteors are caused by streams of cosmic debris called meteoroids entering Earth's atmosphere at extremely high speeds on parallel trajectories. Each entry includes the meteor shower name, the date of 'maximum' - when activity peaks - and the normal limits of when each meteor shower is visible.
2020 Meteor Showers Calendar. Check the table below and find dates for all the major meteor showers visible in the UK.

If you can see the constellation Gemini in the night sky, and the skies are clear you should be able to see the Geminids. In 2020, the Orionids will peak on the night between Oct 20–21. This week brings prime prime meteor spotting, as the shooting star extravaganza gets set to peak. Astronomical events and highlights of 2020 and 2021 including supermoons, solar and lunar eclipses, meteor showers, solstices, and equinoxes. Note that the meteor shower dates do not change much from year to year, though the peak of a shower may vary by a day or two.
Related: How to see the best meteor showers of 2020 This long-exposure image taken by Jesper Grønne in Denmark shows Draconid meteors streaking through the sky in October 2011. The best time to view the shower is between midnight and 4 a.m. local time on Dec. 14. Orionids are active every year in October, usually peaking around October 20/21. The Perseid meteor shower, one of the most popular meteor showers of the year, will face some competition from the moon this year during its peak. 2020 Cosmic Calendar . https://globalnews.ca/news/7266149/perseids-meteor-shower-2020-august

Related: Perseid meteor shower 2020: When, where & how to see it Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. The shooting star extravaganza is heating up as it headlines a big skywatching month.

Find viewing tips for the two “biggies” here: the Perseid Meteor Shower and the Geminid Meteor Shower. See live views of the Perseid meteor shower beginning at 6 p.m. EDT (2200 GMT). Meteor Shower Calendar 2020-2021. Orionid meteor shower 2020: when to see it and what you'll see where you live in Australia. NASA Meteor Expert Bill Cooke joins us to answer all your meteoroid questions! Meteor Shower Calendar 2020-2021. Watch live and comment on Facebook. They are the second meteor shower of the month—the Draconids usually peak around October 7 or 8. List of meteor showers. A meteor shower is a celestial event in which a number of meteors are observed to radiate, or originate, from one point in the night sky called Radiant. UKMON live images from all our meteor detection cameras across the United Kingdom Please support UKMON. October Meteor Shower.

... "The online, free session to see the Perseid 2020 meteor shower is scheduled for 11 Aug. 2020… The Geminid Meteor Shower peaks Dec. 13 & 14. These meteors are caused by streams of cosmic debris called meteoroids entering Earth's atmosphere at extremely high speeds on parallel trajectories.

How to see the 2020 Orionid meteor shower, active now and peaking soon. Your donation will help support a citizen science in the UK. ABC Science / By Genelle Weule. When is the next meteor shower?