Illustration for article titled A Realtime Map Of The Meteoroids In Earths Sky

Curious about just how many meteoroids are streaking through the sky above you? Wonder no more with this realtime map generator that shows you exactly how to find them.

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The generator is the work of NASA's delightfully-named ASGARD program and tracks an estimated 4,000-5,000 meteoroids a day in real time. The map above tracks their position in the sky, while this second map below looks at meteoroid speed.

Illustration for article titled A Realtime Map Of The Meteoroids In Earths Sky
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You can generate your own set of maps over at the ASGARD site, by clicking over to the radar function.

H/T commenter Atomic Samurai Robot, who pointed us towards the data-centric site after checking out the footage of a particularly bright meteoroid as it flew over South Carolina.

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