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#Meteor Shower

# meteor-shower - Monday 21 October, 2019

Hundreds of shooting stars set to light up Irish skies tonight due to Halley's Comet debris

Previous years have seen dozens of shooting stars pass within an hour.

# meteor-shower - Thursday 3 January, 2019

A meteor shower peaking tonight rings in the start of a busy year for stargazing

A supermoon later this month is the first of three in a row.

# meteor-shower - Friday 30 March, 2018

Chinese space station set to plummet back to Earth in the coming days

Chinese authorities said it will offer a “splendid” show similar to a meteor shower.

# meteor-shower - Friday 9 October, 2015

All eyes on the sky: A meteor shower will be visible over Ireland tonight

Everyone can join in the viewing, with no equipment necessary.

# meteor-shower - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Only one part of the country has a "good chance" of seeing tonight's meteor shower

Sorry, everywhere but the south east.

# meteor-shower - Monday 11 August, 2014

In need of a wish? This week is your best chance of catching a shooting star

The annual Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak this week.

# meteor-shower - Friday 23 May, 2014

Ireland could* be the best place in the world to see a stunning meteor shower tonight

*Weather permitting of course, but it’s not looking too good right now…

# meteor-shower - Monday 10 March, 2014

An 'extremely bright' fireball was spotted over Ireland

If you did, you weren’t alone.

# meteor-shower - Monday 12 August, 2013

All eyes on the sky – meteor shower to fall over Ireland

Astronomy Ireland is asking for people to chart the number of meteors they see, as the brightest shower of the year becomes visible tonight.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# meteor-shower - Friday 15 February, 2013

Videos: Around 950 injured after meteor strikes central Russia Russia This post contains videos

Videos: Around 950 injured after meteor strikes central Russia

There was panic in the Russian Urals as a meteor or meteors fell IN the Chelyabinsk region, some 930 miles east of Moscow.

# meteor-shower - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

2012: The year in space exploration 2012 Review This post contains images

2012: The year in space exploration

Landing on Mars, meteor showers and fixing the space station with a toothbrush – it’s been quite a year.

# meteor-shower - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Geminid meteors to rain on Ireland tonight

Stargazers will be able to see a shooting star per minute without the use of a telescope or binoculars.

# meteor-shower - Monday 19 November, 2012

600 year old meteors to rain on earth

Observers may see almost twice as many meteors per hour compared to last Saturday’s meteor shower.

# meteor-shower - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Did you see the meteor shower over Ireland last night? Fireballs This post contains images

Did you see the meteor shower over Ireland last night?

Fireballs were spotted in the night sky around Ireland last night…

# meteor-shower - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Meteors to rain down on Earth over coming week

Eyes to the sky, Astronomy Ireland are expecting a celestial firework show this weekend.

# meteor-shower - Thursday 19 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Meteor shower will be visible from Ireland this weekend

Earth is about to move into a cloud of dust and debris left by a comet – treating us to one of the best meteor showers this week.

# meteor-shower - Friday 21 October, 2011

Meteor shower to pass over Ireland tonight

The Orionid meteors will be visible to all – no special equipment required – and Astronomy Ireland describes the event as “a beautiful display of celestial fireworks”.

# meteor-shower - Friday 12 August, 2011

Watch out for shooting stars in the skies this weekend Meteor Shower This post contains videos

Watch out for shooting stars in the skies this weekend

The Perseid meteor shower will be visible in the skies above Ireland tonight and tomorrow night.

# meteor-shower - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Watch the skies for aurora borealis and shooting stars

Increased solar activity means visual treats for star-gazers, with meteor showers and even aurorae visible from Ireland.

# meteor-shower - Sunday 12 December, 2010

From The Daily Edge Is it a bird? Is it a snowstorm? No - it's a meteor shower Astronomy

Is it a bird? Is it a snowstorm? No - it's a meteor shower

Keep an eye on the skies for the next two nights: with clear skies forecast, there’s a chance you’ll spot a shooting star.