The 2012 Perseid meteor shower was awesome! Meteor counts were high, ranging up over 100 meteors per hour in some places, and there was a beautiful alignment of the moon with the sky’s brightest planets Venus and Jupiter in the predawn sky. Simply wonderful. But the peak of the Perseids has passed, and it’s time to ask: When is the next meteor shower?
Luckily, you don’t have long to wait.
The Draconid meteor shower peaks on October 7, 2012, according to U.S. clocks.
Watch for the Orionid meteor shower on the morning of October 21, 2012.
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