Tag: Perseid meteor shower

Where to look for the Perseid Meteor Shower as it peaks Tuesday morning

August 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

I write this post with some reluctance. While the Perseid meteor shower is one of the most regular annual meteor showers and produces 100 meteors per hour (under ideal conditions), it is best viewed from high Northern hemisphere latitudes. According to the International Meteor Organisation, the Perseid meteor shower will peak between 11.45 […]

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Sorry no Perseids! What about seeing Jupiter and Venus during the day?

August 12, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

With National Science Week 2012 having started today, you might want to consider stepping outside and looking at the night sky. Sadly one thing you won’t see from most of Australia is meteors from the Perseid meteor shower contrary to coverage in media coverage coming from the Northern Hemisphere (although if you are […]

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