Mike Lynch: It's a pity the Perseid Meteor Shower will be whitewashed this week
That's a bummer because the Perseids are one of the best meteor showers of the year. On a dark and moonless night, more than 50 meteors -- "shooting stars" -- an hour are visible between midnight ... more to say about that in next week.
Perseid Meteor Shower Next Week
The annual Perseid meteor shower is due to make its appearance in mid-August this summer. The shower began on July 23 and will end on August 22, but the bulk of shooting stars will appear on August 13, when upwards of one meteor per minute is visible in ...
Catching the Leonid meteor shower
Coming up on November 17th is the annual Leonid meteor shower ... in the United States, a display of a few dozen meteors an hour is quite possible. Although the shower will be visible to most of the US and Canada, viewers in the eastern parts have the ...
Meteor shower to light up the sky
It is one of those showers which can be seen easily in India,” explained Raghunanthan adding “that all one has to do is look towards the north-eastern ... as the meteor shower will be clearly visible as the moon is in its crescent form. “Next year ...
What’s Up in August: Perseid meteor shower among month’s offerings
The next total lunar eclipse will occur Oct. 8. It will be visible ... The Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight. Aug. 17: Last quarter moon is at 8:26 a.m. Aug. 18: Venus and Jupiter will be less than half a degree apart low in the eastern morning sky ...