The Taurids are actually two separate showers, with a Southern and a Northern component. The Southern Taurids originated from Comet Encke and are active from September 10th to November 20th. They are known for being rich with fireballs. By the way, a fireball is just another word for a meteor brighter than the planet Venus. Despite the fact that we are past peak, Ron Malinowski saw this a couple hours ago looking north from Lexington, KY...

 

 

 

-Rick DeLuca

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