The Northern Taurids meteor shower is active from the 25th Sep to 25th Nov
body (where known) is also shown. The clouds and chance of showers is still due to Tropical Storm Eta which is moving over the eastern Gulf waters and impacting the west coast of Florida Wednesday and moving across Central Florida on Thursday. In addition to the name of the meteor stream and time of peak activity, the associated parent
How active: This meteor shower usually generates only five to 10 shooting stars per hour, with the highest numbers in the darkest locations. (Photo credit STEPHEN SHAVER/AFP via Getty Images). What You Need to Know: Taurid Meteor Shower, Michelle Ewing, Cox Media Group National Content Desk, Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk, Kelli Dugan, Cox Media Group National Content Desk, Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: 2020 highlights, Pittsburgh’s pickle pops as giant balloon bursts during holiday installation, Supreme Court knocks down Gov. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. This week, we're asking you to marvel at the beauty of the annual Northern Taurid meteor shower, which will peak over the nights of November 11-12, with its mesmerizing fireballs. Northern Taurids meteor streams are groups of meteoroids originating from dust grains ejected from Asteroid 2004 TG10. There is also the Leonids meteor shower that lights up the sky every year from November 6 to November 30 with its peak on November 17. Unfortunately, the next few nights will be mostly cloudy in South Florida so it’ll be tough gazing at the stars. The North Taurids are peaking this under the glaring light of the full moon, which comes on November 12.