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Perseids Meteor Shower and Milky Way – Astrophotography Tutorial with the Fujifilm X-T1
ajzphotoblog.wordpress.com, 15-Aug-17 03:44 PM Mountain
Every year in the summer (this time 12-13 August 2017), a spectacular event happens in the norht to north-east night sky. The Perseids, a meteor shower caused by the comet Swift-Tuttle illuminates the night. Many people gather outside raising their eyes to ...
The Comet That Created The Perseids Might Bring An End To Humanity
Forbes, 12-Aug-17 09:40 AM Mountain
Every object in our Solar System that takes the plunge from out beyond Neptune to our inner reaches, where the rocky planets lie, will become a comet. As it nears the Sun, its ices melt, creating the tails we associate with them, and also creating a debris ...
2017 Perseids Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend
Scientific American, 12-Aug-17 02:00 AM Mountain
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.
Perseids on view this weekend
North Jersey, 11-Aug-17 03:06 PM Mountain
The Perseids meteor shower peak on Friday, but a bright moon and rainy weather could dampen your chances of catching a glimpse this weekend. The National Weather Service says there's a 50 percent chance of rain late Friday and all day Saturday in the North ...
The Perseids: Big Eclipse’s Opening Act
Sky & Telescope, 09-Aug-17 07:50 AM Mountain
The upcoming total solar eclipse is understandably getting a lot of attention, but don't overlook the trusty Perseids. They'll be getting things warmed up Saturday night. What? There's a meteor shower? Oh yeah, the Perseids! If anything's been eclipsed ...
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Perseids - Wikipedia
The Perseids / ' p ? r s i? ? d z / are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Swift–Tuttle. The Perseids are so called because the point from which ...
Perseid Meteor Shower in 2017 - Time and Date
Radiant of the Perseid meteor shower. The Perseids seem to come from the direction of the Perseus, a constellation in the north-eastern part of the sky
Perseids meteor shower - EarthSky.org
Another erroneous and misleading meme is going around about an August 12, 2017 meteor shower. Will it light up the whole sky? Be the best in 96 years? Sorry. No
Look Up! Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Aug. 11-12 | NASA
“Forecasters are predicting a Perseid outburst this year with double normal rates on the night of Aug. 11-12,” said Bill Cooke with NASA’s Meteoroid ...
Perseid Meteor Shower 2017: When, Where & How to See It
The peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower is coming in just a few weeks! According to NASA meteor expert Bill Cooke, the Perseids are perhaps the most popular meteor ...