‘Unicorn meteor storm’ could be triggered by mysterious comet tonight – KABC-TV

Thursday night’s meteor shower is not your common one.

Astronomers say stargazers might see numerous meteors for each minute, according to AccuWeather. You can have to be brief, however, due to the fact the peak of the alpha monocerotids only lasts about an hour. Search for the capturing stars concerning 11 p.m. and midnight Eastern time.

The last meteor storm from this shower was in 1995, and it manufactured four hundred meteors for each hour. If there is certainly no meteor storm, you can hope to see all-around ten meteors per hour.

The resource of the alpha monocerotids is unknown. They surface to originate from the constellation Monoceros, a unicorn.

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