At the moment, conservative forecasts suggest anywhere from 100 to 400 meteors per hour may be seen, but the actual rate could peak much higher and potentially reach "meteor storm" levels (1,000 per hour!).
October 28, 2013 - SPACE - According to NASA's JPL Small-Body Database Browser, a newly discovered Asteroid 2013 UV3 will fly by the Earth on Tuesday, the 29th of October at 0.7 Lunar Distance (LD), closer to our planet than the Moon.
based on available data, the asteroid's size is 20 metres or 65.61 feet. Quite small, but it should be noted that the meteorite that exploded in the stratosphere, hitting the Russian Urals back in February of this year, was measured at only 17 metres.
Didn't Kevin Spacey make a movie about this where all the meteors fell from the sky. I forgot what name of that movie was. Wanted to watch it, but I can't remember the name of it. Would be cool to watch, if it does come.edit on 29-10-2013 by Diabolical because: (no reason given)
16 And he gathered them together into a place called in the Hebrew tongue Armageddon.
17 And the seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, It is done.
18 And there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since men were upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake, and so great.
19 And the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell: and great Babylon came in remembrance before God, to give unto her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath.
20 And every island fled away, and the mountains were not found.
21 And there fell upon men a great hail out of heaven, every stone about the weight of a talent: and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail; for the plague thereof was exceeding great.