Space.com The meteor shower typically offers between 80 and 100 meteors an hour to observers with dark-sky conditions far away from city lights. The 2017 Perseids peaked on Aug. 12, with the bright moonlight limiting meteor visibility to about 40 of 50 meteors ...
National Geographic This year, the cosmic fireworks are on display from July 13 to August 26, but activity peaks when Earth encounters a particularly dense part of the debris cloud. That happens on the night of August 12 and into the early morning hours of August 13. ---
Express.co.uk Slooh said that meteor shower reached its spectacular peak on Saturday August 12 - the night of the live stream. It added: “More than 60 bright meteors can be seen in a single night, making the Perseids the most prolific shower of the year.” Its live ... --
Atlanta Journal Constitution The past couple nights were the peak of the Perseids Meteor Shower, which run from mid-July through mid-August. The shower, which gets its name from the constellation, Persus, are the remants from the comet Swift-Tuttle, which last past through in 1992... ---
CBC.ca This weekend, people around the globe had their necks craned, looking to the night sky in an effort to catch some "shooting stars" as the annual peak of the Perseid meteor shower took place. If they had clear skies, they weren't disappointed: "oohs ... -
NJ.com The Perseid meteor shower is usually one of the most spectacular meteor showers of the year, but that won't be the case this time around, astronomy experts say. Blame it on the lunar cycle. The August moon will be three-quarters full on the peak nights ... ---
WRAL.com There will be a meteor shower on Aug. 12, 2017. The Perseid meteor shower is among the strongest and most well-known. Perseids are active from July 13 through Aug. 26, peaking the night of Aug. 12 into the following morning. The meteors visible during...
, Manila Bulletin If weather cooperates, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the famous Perseids meteor shower will be observed during its peak in the late evening and early morning hours on August 12-13.
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