Meteor Shower Tonight

from The County Insider
Office of the Nassau County Manager

10/8/21 @ 9:15 a.m. – Nassau County Emergency Management shared this information regarding tonight’s meteor shower.

Meteor Shower Friday Evening

The Draconid Meteor Shower is our first meteor event of autumn and is best viewed in the evening, not after midnight.

Although rain and clouds might not clear until after 9 pm, the conditions for viewing at that time should be pretty good since our crescent moon will have set before dark.

For your best chance of seeing a meteor, look to the north-northwest and locate the Big Dipper low on the horizon, then follow the path of stars up to just northwest of the Little Dipper – then be patient.

-Sabrina Robertson
Public Information Officer

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