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Current Events @ 03-12-2020
Meteor Showers: Northern Taurids
Visible Oct 20 - Dec 9

Next Events
Meteor Showers: Geminids
Visible Dec 4 - Dec 18   Peak Dec 13 > 15

Meteor Showers: Ursids
Visible Dec 17 - Dec 27   Peak Dec 21 > 23

Meteor Showers: Quadrantids
Visible Dec 28 - Jan 12   Peak Jan 3 > 5

Annual Meteor Showers
Dec 28 > Jan 12Quadrantids ↑ Jan 3 > 5
Apr 16 > May 1Lyrids ↑ Apr 21 > 23
Apr 19 > May 29eta Aquariids ↑ May 5 > 7
Jul 3 > Aug 15alpha Capricornids ↑ Jul 29 > 31
Jul 12 > Aug 22Delta Aquariids ↑ Jul 29 > 31
Jul 17 > Aug 26Perseids ↑ Aug 12 > 14
Sep 10 > Nov 19Southern Taurids ↑ Oct 9 > 11
Oct 2 > Nov 7Orionids ↑ Oct 21 > 23
Oct 20 > Dec 9Northern Taurids ↑ Nov 11 > 13
Nov 6 > Dec 1Leonids ↑ Nov 16 > 18
Dec 4 > Dec 18Geminids ↑ Dec 13 > 15
Dec 17 > Dec 27Ursids ↑ Dec 21 > 23
Guide
Meteors are best viewed during the night hours, though meteors enter the atmosphere at any time of the day. They are just harder to see in the daylight apart from dawn and dusk.

Any nearby ambientlight, Moonlight can make it difficult viewing. Meteor showers are best viewed away from the city lights.