Eta meteor shower, remnants of Halley’s Comet, could be visible this week

Eta meteor shower, remnants of Halley’s Comet, could be visible this week

CHICAGO — When you have a look outdoors proper earlier than daybreak this week, you may spot a meteor.

The Eta Aquariids meteor bathe is at present energetic.

The American Meteor Society predicts it peaked round midnight on Thursday.

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However it ought to nonetheless be seen on Friday, as nicely.

These meteors are particles from Halley’s Comet, which is barely seen to earth each 76 years. The final time the comet was noticed in our sky was in 1986, and it will not seem once more till 2061, CNN reported.

NASA stated they journey 148,000 mph, and produce glowing “trains” that stay within the sky for a number of seconds.

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