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Eta Aquarid meteor shower 2021: What you can expect to see – ABC News

If you can brave the early hours of the morning from Thursday onwards, you may catch one of the year’s most spectacular meteor showers.

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If you can brave the early hours of the next few mornings, you may catch a meteor streaking across the sky.
The beginning of May marks one of the best meteor showers of the year: the Eta Aquarids.
The meteor shower is created as Earth passes through the dust trail laid down over thousands of years by Halley’s Comet.
Unlike most meteor showers, such as the recent Lyrids, the Eta Aquarids usually puts on a consistently good light show that can be seen in the southern hemisphere.
“The meteors tend…

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