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Dahboo77 Video: Eyes to the Skies! The Mystical Draconid Meteor Shower Peaks This Week

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 9:28
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Stargazers all over the Northern Hemisphere are in luck this week as October 7th marks the peak of the Draconid meteor shower, an event that occurs when comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner collides with Earth’s orbit.

The collision occurs in the constellation Draco the Dragon, so it looks like hundreds of meteors are shooting out of the mouth of a dragon. This is also where the name Draconids comes from. Sounds incredible, right? YouTuber Jeremy Evans captured a Draconid meteor shower back in 2015:

While EarthSky has said that likelihood of a repeat of the 2011 shower is highly unlikely, part of the fun is not being able to anticipate the shower.

Sources:

https://www.yahoo.com/news/m/80da39f0…

http://hellogiggles.com/draconid-mete…
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