The Eta Aquarid meteor shower of 2022 is peaking now

Early risers can catch as many as 30 meteors an hour, weather permitting, during an overnight shower peaking Friday (May 6).

The Eta Aquarid meteor shower, which originates from Halley’s Comet (1P/Halley) and is visible in the southern constellation Aquarius, will be best visible around 3 am local time after the crescent moon sets and the sky grows a little darker for the sky show .

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