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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

2017 Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend: What to Expect

Space.com - 20 Oct 2017
If August's Perseid meteor shower and December's Geminid meteor shower rank as the "first string" among the annual meteor showers in terms of brightness and reliability, then the Orionids are on the junior varsity team. In 2017, they reach their ...
meteor shower august 2017

Looking Up: Readers send reports of fireballs

Newton Press Mentor - 17 Nov 2017
John Hacker, editor of The Carthage Press, a Gatehouse newspaper in southwest Missouri, was out taking pictures of lightning on the evening of August 20, 2017. “I was photographing the lightning ...
meteor shower august 2017

Amy Schumer is an even bigger Broadway star than predicted

New York Post - 26 Oct 2017
The only star ahead of her is Bruce Springsteen, whose show at the Kerr is sold out through February. Comparisons are unfair, however: The Boss is being the Boss, while Schumer's playing a character — and, word is, playing it quite well. “Meteor ...
meteor shower august 2017

Active night skies

AccuWeather.com (blog) - 10 Nov 2017
Several important celestial events will occur over the next week. Two different meteor showers will reach a peak. Also, the conjunction of the two brightest planets will occur. Oh, and we will have the largest rocket launch on the East Coast in more ...
meteor shower august 2017

Amy Schumer Takes Flight in “Meteor Shower”

New York Show News - 03 Nov 2017
When tickets went on sale in mid-August, the show brought in $1 million within 2 days. Then, as of the day before the first preview, on November 1, 2017, the producers announced that Meteor Shower had broken the record for the largest advance in the ...
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

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 ...
meteor shower august 2017

The Leonids Meteor Shower and More That Will Light Up Night Skies

New York Times - 09 Aug 2017
While the American Meteor Society lists dozens of meteor showers that could be seen, below you'll find the showers that are most likely to be visible in the sky for the remainder of 2017, as well as significant meteor showers that already reached their ...
meteor shower august 2017

Meteor shower dazzles Bosnia and Herzegovina's skies

Washington Post - 14 Aug 2017
August 14, 2017 11:39 AM EDT - Stargazers observed a Perseid meteor shower in the night skies of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Aug. 12 and 13. (Reuters). August 14, 2017 11:39 AM EDT - Stargazers observed a Perseid meteor shower in the night skies 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

What's Happening! August 12-13, 2017

PA home page - 12 Aug 2017
The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania will host a unique opportunity to observe one of the best meteor showers of the year. Pre-registered guests are invited to one of the best viewing areas in Lycoming County, Rider Park. If clear ...

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