Meteor showers and space rocks

The BBC Sky at Night Magazine team discuss the Perseid meteor shower and hunting for space rocks in Botswana.

The Geminids is one of the most prolific meteor showers of the year. Credit: Pete Lawrence

In this episode of Radio Astronomy meteorite hunter Peter Jenniskens talks to us about his recent find of a space rock in the Botswanan bush.


Plus, we reveal our stargazing tips for making the most of one of this year’s top meteor showers, the Perseids.