USA Today does some great graphics from time to time.
This set comes as a preview to a special meteor shower — maybe — this weekend.
USA Today chart of meteor showers left in 2014, with star map of how to find Camelopardalid Shower this weekend.
And just for this weekend:
Night of Shooting Stars, New meteor shower influenced by Jupiter’s gravity — USA Today starmap showing best place to look for meteoroids this weekend, the Camelopardalid Meteor Shower (first ever).
So, early Saturday morning, or early Sunday morning, we could be in for a meteor shower display more intense than we’ve seen in a long time, experts say.
Or maybe not.
NASA’s explanation should help you find them (we found this video via Space.com):
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As the holiday weekend begins, US and Canada might see an outstandingly bright meteor shower: trib.al/okHKRBA http://t.co/Nqehme5wIO— (@AMNH) May 21, 2014
Friday night's meteor shower could be EXCELLENT. Here's how to watch it. By @BadAstronomer slate.com/blogs/bad_astr… via @BadAstronomer— Laura Helmuth (@laurahelmuth) May 20, 2014
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