Eta Aquariids meteor shower 2022: how and when to watch it in Australia

With optimal viewing conditions this year, the annual event is set to peak on 7 May with viewing opportunities until 11 MayGet our free news app;get our morning email briefingStar gazers across Australia are in for a treat in the early hours of Saturday with the Eta Aquariid – one of the best meteor showers in the southern hemisphere – due to optimal viewing conditions.Named after Eta Aquarii, the brightest star in the Aquarius constellation, the annual meteor show is famed for its connection to Halley ’s comet.Sign up to receive an email with the top stories from Guardian Australia every morningContinue reading...
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