Caption: A Lyrid meteors
may appear anywhere in the sky.
On its website UK Meteor
Network said: "Very large fireball meteor
event was spotted over UK on 31 December 2017 at 17:33:12 UT.
Each year the meteor
shower is active between December 28 and January 12.
They can see and monitor meteors
with the naked eye, looking at the northeastern horizon of Qatar's sky just before midnight.
or 'shooting stars' are the result of small particles, in some cases as small as a grain of sand, entering the Earth's upper atmosphere at some 130,000mph and lighting up the night as fastmoving streaks of light.
In addition to the Geminid meteor
shower, several beautiful pairings of the crescent moon with the planets Jupiter and Mars can also be viewed on the morning of Dec-ember 15 at around 4am, stated the group.
residents can catch as many as 120 meteors
per hour zip across the night sky
The UK Meteor
Network reported more than 100 sightings of the meteors
across the UK.
shower is a result of the stream of debris left behind by the comet 96P/Machholz and the minor planet 2003 EH1, Pagasa said.
showers occur when the Earth passes through a mass of meteoric dust in space.
Unlike most other meteor
showers, the Draconids are best seen in the early evening, rather than just before dawn, meaning you won't have to stay up all night in search of them.
BEIRUT: Many people living in Lebanon flocked to the mountains Friday to catch a glimpse of the famed annual Perseid meteor
shower, where as many as 200 meteors
per hour can fill the skies.