Taurids meteor shower sending swarm of icy dirtballs across sky, peaking Thursday night – St George News

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ST. GEORGE — The first of two meteor showers set to showcase this month, the Taurid meteor shower, will light up the sky with a swarm of snowy dirtballs during its peak Thursday night. This meteor shower will be followed by the Leonids, which will feature fast-moving fireballs moving at more than 150,000 mph.

A bright Taurid fireball recorded by NASA in 2013, with the bright spot being the moon | Photo courtesy of NASA, St. George News

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