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Rare ‘new' meteor shower predicted for Saturday

A rare meteor shower will brighten the night skies above the metro area Saturday. Learn more about where these meteorites came from and the best viewing times.

Saturday - 05/24/2014, 10:55am EDT

Tags: Space Place, comet, Greg Redfern

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First main meteor shower of 2014 hits tonight

Although the DMV will sit under clouds for most of the evening on Jan. 2 -- and perhaps part of the morning of Jan. 3 -- NASA will carry a live stream of the Quadrantids meteor -- the first of 2014.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 01:48pm EST

Tags: NASA, Quadrantids, Greg Redfern, Space

Live stream: The Quadrantid meteor shower

The late evening hours and early morning hours of Jan. 2 and 3 are the best times to view the Quadrantid meteor shower in the northern hemisphere. A live stream of the meteor shower is available below.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 09:56pm EST

Tags: Space, Quadrantid meteor shower, NASA