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Meteor shower

Meteor storm short-period of fragments cosmic debris at extremely high speed occurring regularly in a particular part of the sky at a time of year.

 

Observed in a particular part of the sky the debris of comet's orbit, which Astronomers call the radiant where meteors appear showers happen when Earth passes through one of these dust, most meteor shower name by:

 

Quadrantid- January ....COMET

 

Lyrid-April ....COMET Thatcher

 

Eta Aquarid-May......COMET Halley

 

Southern Delta Aquarid-July......COMET

 

Capricornid-July.......COMET

 

Perseid-August.......... COMET Swift-Tuttle

 

Andromedid-October ..........COMET Biela

 

Draconid-October.............COMET Giacobini-Zinner

 

Orionid-October........COMET October -debris from Halley's Comet!

 

Taurid-November.............COMET Encke

 

Leonid-November..................COMET Tempel-Tuttle

 

Geminid-December .............ASTEROID (3200) Phaethon as an asteroid discovery.

  

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Taken on July 27, 2008