Look Up! The Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower is Coming

1st May, 2024


The Eta Aquarids are active from late April to May, peaking in early May.

When to Watch?

The meteors appear to radiate from the constellation Aquarius (hence the name).

Where to Look?

Find a spot away from city lights for the most spectacular viewing experience.

Best Viewing Conditions

The Eta Aquarids are tiny dust left behind by the famous Halley's Comet.

Halley's Comet Connection

You might see up to 30 meteors per hour in ideal conditions, known for their fast speed.

How Many Meteors?

The hours before dawn generally offer the best meteor shower displays.

Pre-Dawn is Prime Time

Lie back, relax, and let your eyes adjust to the darkness. Binoculars or telescopes aren't necessary!

No Gear Needed