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Meteor shower: How to watch Eta Aquarids 2021 in Australia – Herald Sun

Meteor shower: How to watch Eta Aquarids 2021 in Australia

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Stargazers in capital cities across Australia will be treated to a weekend-long meteor shower, with dozens of shooting stars set to be visible to the naked eye in the early hours of Saturday and Sunday. The Eta Aquarids meteor shower is created as the Earth passes through the dust and ice trail laid down over thousands of years by Halley’s comet.
While the shower peaked on Thursday, meteors will continue to light up the early morning skies over coming days, with avid astronomers encouraged to look…

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