This creates the Orionid meteor shower, which peaks around October 20. Tags: 2020 Eta Aquariid Meteor Shower Eta Aquariids May Meteor Showers Meteors from Halley's Comet Viewing the eta Aquariids in 2020 Robert Lunsford Bob has been interested in the stars as far back as he can recall His first experience with meteors was a biggie, the 1966 Leonid shower. Unlike most major annual meteor showers, there is no sharp peak for this shower, but rather a plateau of good rates that last approximately one week centered on 6-7 May. The shower The best way to see them is from a location that has a clear view of the entire night sky, ideally somewhere away from city lights and traffic. The Southern Hemisphere will get the best display, but it is visible in the North, too. Military official warns Liza Soberano, Catriona Gray on ties with women's rights group, Employees' mental health should be prioritized by companies, psychologist says, ‘A sonic adventure’: Nadine Lustre’s album to be released with full visuals, Pepito nears PAR exit, may intensify as it heads for Vietnam: PAGASA, ‘I Can See Your Voice’ returning Oct. 24 with fresh episodes, 2 broke artists started a bakery at home. Get the hot chocolate and blankets ready – the Eta Aquarids are coming to a night sky near you. /* 200x200, created 5/2/09 */ The Eta Aquariids are one of two meteor showers from Halley’s comet. In 2020, peak activity occurs midnight and dawn of 5-6 May. The Eta Aquariids is one of two meteor showers created by debris from Comet Halley. The source of the Eta Aquariid meteor shower is Halley's Comet. It peaks on the night of May 4-5. While the 2020 eta aquarid meteor shower peaked on the evening of May 4, it may also be visible in some areas on the evening of Tuesday, May 5. is named after a 4th-magnitude star in the constellation Aquarius. Use your naked eye; binoculars or telescopes tend to limit the field of view. coincidentally, meteors appear to emerge from a point nearby. It’s a pandemic hit, Voters in 2 states report threatening ‘Vote for Trump’ emails, Italy's daily coronavirus cases soar to new daily record above 15,000, Jewish director sends message of hope in Pope Francis film, PayPal to open up network to cryptocurrencies, Oman discusses replacing foreigners with locals in government companies, Europe's hospitals under major stress as coronavirus cases surge, Containers of imported potential waste intercepted in Subic, Pompeo says US designating 6 China-based media firms as 'foreign missions', 6,000 OFWs stranded in Metro Manila due to PhilHealth's debt to Red Cross, DOH says more funds for vaccines needed for 'herd immunity', New House minority leader vows to be 'fiscalizer' despite voting for Velasco, ‘PBB’ auditions draw in more than 37,000 submissions in 3 days, BRIA Homes launches Sentro, its new center of convergence, Bust out your moves and win P50,000 with the Solane Dance Challenge, Fujidenzo sees a brighter future for homepreneurs, Jollibee is bringing joy online with its 3D ad for their new app, Del Monte PH delivers higher operating profit, Things millennials need to invest in for success, Step into the spotlight with this local makeup brand, The momshies' guide to proper handwashing, The working mom's guide to the right milk for your child, A favorite Filipino dish in Mang Inasal is now good for sharing, realme offers refined smartphone experience with realme 7 and 7 Pro, vivo Y20i packs powerful gaming performance, Break these unhealthy habits when stuck indoors, vivo's latest model offers power and style, foodpanda riders share their heartwarming experiences, History of Harvest, Heritage of Health: Del Monte promotes healthy food consumption, Experts say: Germs and viruses might be in daily household items, vivo announces official release date of entry-level smartphone, Christmas comes early with Selecta Ice Cream's 3-day sale, 5 reasons to embrace self-isolation, move your life forward, How to live a well-balanced meaningful life, People helping people: SM Supermalls promotes Bayanihan spirit.