2018 Taurids Meteor Shower | Super Bright Fireballs
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Like the South Taurids, the North Taurids meteor shower is long-lasting (October 12 – December 2) but modest, and the peak number is forecast at about 5 meteors per hour. The North and South Taurids combine, to provide a nice sprinkling of meteors throughout October and November.
When does the North Taurids Meteor Shower take place? Late night November 11 until dawn on November 12, 2018
In 2018, the waxing crescent moon shouldn’t really hamper the show, as it sets at early evening.
Typically, you see the maximum numbers at around midnight, when Taurus the Bull is highest in the sky. Taurid meteors tend to be slow-moving, but sometimes very bright.
In 2018, watch from late night November 11 till dawn November 12. Fortunately, the waxing crescent moon shouldn’t jeopardize your enjoyment of this year’s 2018 North Taurid shower.
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