YOUR OWN PURPOSE-BUILT WINDOW ON THE UNIVERSE
The Taurid is a long-running minor - and slow - meteor shower, it only produces about 5-10 meteors per hour.
The shower runs annually from October to November, with two separate showers with the South Taurids set to peak this year on the night of November 4 and the North Taurids on November 11 but the stretched-out nature could see peak viewing up to November 17 .
It has a high percentage of fireballs, or exceptionally bright meteors so should be easy to see providing the skies are clear.
Copyright Allen Valleys Enterprise Limited 2017
The North Pennines Observatory is owned and operated by Allen Valleys Enterprise Limited, a volunteer-run Community Benefit Society
Allen Valleys Enterprise Ltd Allendale Village Hall, Allendale, Northumberland NE47 9PR
If you have any problems with the functioning of this website please contact the SITE ADMINISTRATOR