Global push to monitor meteor showers led by Western University in London, Ont.

A map shows the location and direction of meteors as well as the location of meteor cameras (blue) in this data from the Global Meteor Network for Monday, July 26, 2021. A map shows the location and direction of meteors as well as the location of meteor cameras (blue) in this data from the Global Meteor Network for Monday, July 26, 2021.

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