Meteors

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How to photograph a meteor shower: where to take a photo of the Perseids meteors in Australia
Getting a good shot is tricky so here are some tips to capture a picture of the Perseid meteor shower at its peak in August

Cait Kelly

10, Aug, 2022 @10:50 PM

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Perseid meteor shower 2022: how and where to watch in Australia
The annual Perseids meteor shower will peak on 13 August. Find out the best time to view

Donna Lu

10, Aug, 2022 @10:38 PM

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Get a garden chair out and enjoy the meteor shower
The annual Perseids shower lasts more than a month, but will peak this week

Stuart Clark

08, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Reports of fireball over New Zealand in what scientists think was rare daytime meteor
People across the North Island flooded social media with reports of the object, with some describing the sound as being like an earthquake

Tess McClure in Auckland

07, Jul, 2022 @5:46 AM

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Starwatch: search the skies early for the Lyrid meteor shower
Bright gibbous moon could interfere with spectacular activity so start looking in earlier part of night

Stuart Clark

18, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Auction kennel hit by meteorite sold for $44k at Christie’s auction
Other items attracting large bids include 15g fragment of Winchcombe meteorite

Alexandra Topping

23, Feb, 2022 @11:36 AM

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Experience: a meteorite crashed on to my bed
A black rock, the size of a fist, was lying right where my head had been

Ruth Hamilton

18, Feb, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Blue meteors with occasional fireballs – the Quadrantids are at their peak
Annual shower can produce more than 100 meteors an hour

Stuart Clark

03, Jan, 2022 @6:05 AM

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Out of this world: did Earth’s water come from icy comets and grains of space dust?
New British research backs theory that parched planet’s water all came from extraterrestrial source

Robin McKie Science editor

11, Dec, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Starwatch: how to see the Leonids meteor shower
They take their name from the constellation Leo and can be spotted from 6 to 30 November

Stuart Clark

08, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Meteorite crashes through roof of Canada woman’s home and on to bed
‘I’ve never been so scared in my life,’ says Ruth Hamilton after meteorite shower above a western Canadian region

Guardian staff and agencies

14, Oct, 2021 @1:28 PM

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Starwatch: how to watch the Perseid meteor shower from the UK
Second week of August brings the annual view of shooting stars as Earth enters a comet’s dust trail

Stuart Clark

09, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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