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2017 Perseids Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend

Scientific American - 12 Aug 2017
Look up Friday and Saturday nights (Aug. 11 and 12) for this year's Perseid meteor shower peak. For Northern Hemisphere observers, August is usually regarded as "meteor month," with one of the best displays of the year reaching its peak near midmonth.
meteor shower august 2017

See it! 2017's Perseid meteor shower

EarthSky - 12 Aug 2017
Composite of 12 images acquired on August 13 by Felix Zai in Toronto. He wrote: “Perseid meteor shower gave a good show even though the moon light drown out most of the fainter ones. A huge fireball was captured in this photo.” Thanks, Felix! By the ...
meteor shower august 2017

The 2017 Perseid meteor shower shows up the moon

CNET - 15 Aug 2017
The Perseid meteor shower is a favorite with night sky watchers each August. While the 2017 edition didn't quite hit the spectacular heights of the event in 2016 due to a bright moon, photographers worldwide still collected some incredible shots of ...
meteor shower august 2017

Night sky – August 2017: shooting stars and America eclipsed

Telegraph.co.uk - 31 Jul 2017
During August, our planet passes through debris strewn around the orbit of comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle. The particles, or meteoroids, encountered tend to be small, typically about the size of a grain of sand. Although on parallel orbits, a perspective ...
meteor shower august 2017

The Perseid Meteor Shower Is Coming Up — Here's How to See It

Travel+Leisure - 24 Jul 2017
On the night of August 12 and early morning of August 13, the Earth will crash into debris left by Comet Swift-Tuttle when it last swept through the solar system in 1992. It happens at this time every year, and the result is always the same: hundreds ...
meteor shower august 2017

Perseid meteor shower coming to a sky near you this weekend

USA TODAY - 04 Aug 2017
At best, a typical Perseid meteor shower produces 80 to a few hundred meteors per hour. The best Perseid performance we know of occurred in 1993, when the peak rate topped 300 meteors per hour, Cooke said. Last year an outburst of over 200 meteors ...
meteor shower august 2017

Amy Schumer to Make Broadway Debut in New Steve Martin Play

New York Times - 07 Aug 2017
The comedian Amy Schumer is planning to make her Broadway debut this fall in a new play by Steve Martin. Ms. Schumer will star in “Meteor Shower,” a marital comedy about two couples who get together for an evening of stargazing and sparring in an Ojai, ...
meteor shower august 2017

Community Calendar: August 16, 2017

The Torrington Telegram - 16 Aug 2017
TORRINGTON – Auditions for the upcoming Goshen County Community Theater production of The Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 at the Eastern Wyoming College Fine Arts Auditorium on West C Street in
meteor shower august 2017

Perseid Meteor Shower Underway, Will Peak in Mid-August

The Weather Channel - 19 Jul 2017
One of the biggest meteor showers of the year is underway, and it's only going to get more spectacular as August approaches. Known as the Perseid meteor shower, the annual event began Monday and will last until Aug. 24, according to Space.com.
meteor shower august 2017

Heads up: Lunar eclipse, meteor shower coming this week

Inquirer.net - 05 Aug 2017
Keep your eyes on the night sky this coming week as it will serve up some astronomical treats, starting with a partial lunar eclipse on Monday and ending with the Perseids meteor shower on Sunday. In its astronomical diary for August, the Philippine ...
meteor shower august 2017

Meteor showers on way to Norway skies

The Local Norway - 11 Aug 2017
The first shooting stars from the meteor shower have already been observed, but the peak is expected on the night of August 12th, writes Østlandets Blad. The meteor shower, one of the most visible of its kind this year, is set to pop up in Norway's ...

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