Oct 11

Draconid meteor outburst

Source: NASA Science News

Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner in Nov. 1998.
Image credits: N.A.Sharp/NOAO/AURA/NSF

Forecasters say Earth is heading for a stream of dust from Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner. A close encounter with the comet's fragile debris could spark a meteor outburst over parts of our planet on October 8th.(read more)

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