Bright Meteors Known As Fireballs Will Appear In The Night Sky This Week
On Tuesday, October 8th, prepare to be amazed as you gaze up to the night sky and notice the peak of three meteor showers expected for this week. The Draconid meteor shower will begin the fall meteor shower season with a spectacular show. Typically, the Draconids are slower meteor showers, yet once in a while, they can produce over 140 meteors per hour. Plus, immediately following the Draconids is another meteor shower – one that’s famous for producing fiery meteors known as fireballs.
So get out a comfortable lawn chair and prepare for the show of a lifetime! To learn more about this fascinating meteor shower double feature, you can click here.
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.