Celestial treat: Leonid meteor shower to peak across US East coast tonight
Celestial treat: Leonid meteor shower to peak across US East coast tonight

Skygazers are in for a surprise as the best view of Leonid meteor shower is set to be visible across the US East coast on Tuesday night.

5 facts about meteors that you might not know

A meteor basically refers to a bright trail of light that appears in the dark sky when a tiny chunk of space debris heats up and burns due to friction caused by the earth’s atmosphere.

Seven interesting facts about meteors

A meteor shower is truly a celestial delight to watch. A meteor basically refers to a bright trail of light that appears in the dark sky when a tiny chunk of space debris heats up and burns due to friction caused by the earth’s atmosphere.

Ancient Egyptians used meteorites as accessories

Researchers at The Open University (OU) and The University of Manchester have found convincing evidence that Ancient Egyptians used meteorites to make symbolic accessories.

NASA`s Cassini sees meteors colliding with Saturn` rings

Thanks to NASA`s Cassini spacecraft, scientists have found the first direct evidence of small meteoroids breaking into streams of rubble and crashing into Saturn`s rings.

Geminid meteor shower to grace night sky today

In what is the last sky show for 2012, cosmic fireworks will on Thursday night fascinate skygazers as the Geminids meteor shower will be at its peak.

Weather plays spoilsport, some Perseids meteors seen

Light showers and clouds dampened expectations of stargazers who could witness only some Perseids meteors streaking across the skies in
the wee hours on Friday.