2008 Meteor Showers and Viewing Tips
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The next meteor shower is the Perseids on August 12, 2008.
|Name||Date of Peak||Moon Phase|
|Quadrantids||January 4, morning||Crescent, rises 4-5 a.m.|
|Lyrids||night of April 21/22||almost Full|
|Eta Aquarids||May 5, morning/evening||New Moon|
|Perseids||August 12, morning||Sets around 2 a.m.|
|Orionids||October 21, morning||Rises around 1 a.m.|
|Leonids||November 17, morning||Rises late evening|
|Geminids||December 13, evening||Full Moon|