Orionids Meteor Shower Currently Visible
Wed 21st Oct 2020
Next Meteor Shower Orionids
Active Oct 21st-Oct 22nd Estimated ZHR: 25 Peaks Oct 22nd
Guide to2020 Major Meteor Showers
Quadrantids Dec 28-Jan 12 Lyrids Apr 18-Apr 25 Perseids Jul 13-Aug 26 Leonids Nov 05-Dec 03 Geminids Nov 30-Dec 17 Ursids Dec 17-Dec 24 Viewing Guide Meteors are best viewed during the night hours, though meteors enter the atmosphere at any time of the day. They are just harder to see in the daylight apart from dawn and dusk. Any nearby ambient light,Moon light can make it difficult viewing . Meteor showers are best viewed away from the city lights. Radio Ham Guide Meteor scatter communications can be used by Ham Radio VHF enthusiasts. Using meteor scatter propagation enables ham radio enthusiasts and also commercial radio communications contacts .Meteor scatter communications using specialised operating techniques allows communications distances up to 2000 km or more on the VHF frequencies.