Eta Aquarids Meteor To Light Up Perth This Weekend

Eta Aquarids Meteor To Light Up Perth This Weekend

Of course, the thing we've been facing seeing these sort of events here in NY state is the weather. We are far south enough in the Northern Hemisphere, though, to where we may see up to 10 meteors per hour.

The origins of the Eta Aquarids can be traced back to debris and dust left behind by one of the most famous comets in recent times.

Australians are in for a treat this weekend as an annual meteor shower is set to light up the sky with the most wonderful display seen in years - and you don't need binoculars to see the show.

The number of meteors visible to star gazers will depend on their location but sky watchers in the United States can expect up to 30 meteors per hour.

Best viewed in the southern hemisphere, meteor trails will begin to rise from the east about 2am Sunday and continue until just before dawn. The weather. Hudson Valley Weather is calling for clouds with rain moving in, especially after midnight.

Where does the meteor shower debris come from?

The eta-Aquarids shower is remnants of Halleys comet which has, over time, disintegrated, Wellington Space Place planterium presenter Cass Darwen said.

Job growth surged in April, unemployment rate falls to 49-year low
In April, massive job growth fueled record-low unemployment, leading President Donald Trump to celebrate the booming economy . McClane Company is a large trucking and warehouse firm that specializes in moving food and grocery items around the country.

Month of Ramadan fasting for many Muslims begins Monday
Islamic tenets such as generosity inspired most of these traditions, including sharing food and inviting guests over for iftar. Traditionally, countries announce if their moon-sighting council spots the Ramadan crescent the evening before fasting begins.

VW to eliminate base Golf, keep GTI and Golf R in US
We'll need to wait for an official announcement from VW before we can officially seal the Golf's coffin in the USA , however. In October, Volkswagen will reveal the eighth generation of its Golf hatchback , pictured above in its near-production form.

USA space agency NASA notes the Eta Aquarids are particularly fast meteors, which "can leave glowing "trains" - incandescent bits of debris in the wake of the meteor - which last for several seconds to minutes". These showers will be visible from the equator northward.

Viewing will be best in the Southern Hemisphere.

They should appear during the predawn hours.

The Metro reported that Nasa advises stargazers: "To view the Eta Aquarids find an area well away from city or street lights". Its last flyby was in 1986 and is expected to appear again in 2061.

The Eta Aquaris meteors are named after the constellation Aquarius as they fall from that point in the sky.

Take a blanket or chair with so you can view the spectacular show in comfort. NASA said these meteors are fast and can leave glowing trains of incandescent bits which last for several seconds to minutes.

Related Articles