Possible New Meteor Shower Next Week!

On May 24, Earth will pass through a cloud of debris from Comet 209P/LINEAR.  This will be Earth’s first passage through the cloud, so it could produce an impressive shower of 200 meteors per hour.  Or it could be a dud; since Earth has never passed through it, it’s fresh, but it’s also not been possible to characterize it better.  But it still might be worth a peek, if you have clear skies on May 24.  😉


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