Space buffs share stunning images of Perseid meteor shower

  • Space buffs share stunning images of Perseid meteor shower

Space buffs share stunning images of Perseid meteor shower

The meteor shower began on July 17 and is expected to end on August 27, which means that people still have a chance of catching a glimpse of the wonderful phenomenon.

It's just mere hours until the Perseid meteor shower lights up the Saturday night sky.

Corp said smoke and a semi-full moon may make it more hard to clearly see the shooting stars, but should still be visible with less light pollution out at the beach.

Experts had warned that a three-quarters-full moon might obscure the celestial delight, but astronomers and casual stargazers alike were not left disappointed with numerous sightings from around the country.

The Perseid meteor shower dazzled star gazers over the skies of the northern hemisphere at the weekend.

The name Perseid is from the Perseus constellation, which is the area from which they appear to travel from in the sky. This means that you will have better chances of seeing more meteors before the moon rises and adds additional light to the sky. "You might be lucky or unlucky; that's the way with meteors".

When does the Perseid meteor shower peak? Peak viewing will be Friday night, early Saturday, Saturday night and early Sunday.

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It is said to be one of the most breathtaking showstoppers with up to 100 shooting stars every hour.

Scagell also said that this phenomenon is absolutely bright and spectacular.