Astronomers are reporting
Astronomers are reporting that there’s a chance that a “meteor storm” could occur next Monday night.
won’t happen, but if it does, the display could be absolutely otherworldly.
Tau Herculid meteor shower ordinarily results in just a trickle of shooting stars between mid-May and mid-June,
But there’s a
chance it could be something extra special this year.
Astronomers are focused on
a clumping of cometary debris that — if positioned just right in Earth’s orbital track — could spark such an outburst of meteors.
Meteor showers happen
when the Earth plows through a stream of debris left in the wake of comets, asteroids or other celestial bodies.