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August 12, 2017 6:58 PM Perseid meteor shower: It’s happening TONIGHT and THIS is where you can watch it

The annual Perseids is predicted to be one of the most spectacular shows of the year – but don’t worry if you’re missing out tonight, the display is expected to dazzle the skies for a whole week. The BBC Weather centre said it would peak from 23:00 until 04:00 and it could be seen in most parts of the UK. Astronomers says hundreds of meteors will streak 33

August 10, 2017 9:38 PM Will you be able to see one of biggest meteor showers of the year?

One of the biggest meteor showers of the year will be in the night sky this weekend. But the moon and cloud cover could steal the show. A meteor shower called the Perseids will peak this weekend. The Perseids are caused by the Earth passing through a comet’s debris field, according to the American Meteor Society. “The Perseids have a pretty good history 16

August 8, 2017 6:17 AM Samsung Galaxy S8 Active With 4000mAh Battery, Shatterproof Screen Launched: Price, Specificaitons

After many leaks, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has been launched. The smartphone has been listed as an AT&T exclusive for now, and is available for pre-order on AT&T Next for $28.34 (roughly Rs. 1,800) for 30 months to carrier subscribers only, with an unlocked price of $849.99 (roughly Rs. 54,100). The big highlight of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active - just like all the Active 6

August 7, 2017 12:59 AM Heads up: Lunar eclipse, meteor shower coming this week Featured

Keep your eyes on the night sky this coming week as it will serve up some astronomical treats, starting with a partial lunar eclipse on Monday and ending with the Perseids meteor shower on Sunday. In its astronomical diary for August, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said the partial lunar eclipse 21

July 28, 2017 1:49 PM WATCH Delta Aquarid meteor shower 2017 live online here TONIGHT

STARGAZERS are looking forward to seeing a storm of incredible shooting stars during the peak of the Delta Aquarid meteor shower tonight. Here is how to watch the Delta Aquarids. Slooh, a robotic telescope service, will broadcast the peak of the Aquariid Meteor Shower live from multiple places all over the world. The live stream above will begin at 1am BST in the UK (8pm EDT) on Friday 40

November 2, 2016 11:37 PM Biggest supermoon in living memory set for November 14th

It is set to be an incredible astronomical show - and one which won't appear again until 2034. On November 14th, the Moon will be the closest to Earth it's been since January 1948. During the event, it will appear up to 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than an average full moon. On November 14th, the Moon will be the closest to Earth it's been since 26

September 14, 2016 12:40 PM Rock show: World's second biggest meteor discovered

A huge falling star has been discovered which is world's second biggest meteor ever discovered. It weighs 30 tonnes (30,000 kg) and was buried five metres down in a field in Argentina. A humongous meteor has been found buried five metres down in a field in Argentina, which was discovered by scientists in an area called Campo del Cielo which translates 4

August 11, 2016 1:50 AM Stargazers, Behold: Annual Perseid Meteor Shower is Thursday Night

The annual Perseid Meteor shower peaks Thursday night and lasts through Friday morning. If you want to take in the show, you'll want to stay up late or wake up extra early. In perfect conditions stargazers can see 60 to 90 "shooting stars" per hour. However, this year European countries may be able to see up to 200 meteors per hour. You can thank the planet 3

August 10, 2016 11:50 PM Outburst of shooting stars up to 200 mph

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The heavens will be bursting with shooting stars this week. Thursday night into early Friday, the annual Perseid (PUR’-see-ihd) meteor shower is expected to peak with double the normal number of meteors. Scientists call this an outburst, and they say it could reach up to 200 meteors per hour. Prime viewing should be in the pre-dawn 8

August 10, 2016 5:57 PM Epic 200 Shooting Stars Per Hour: Don’t Miss the Perseid Meteors This Year

The Perseid meteor shower is known as the one not to miss annually. But this year that is truer than ever: With Mother Earth tumbling through the thickest part of the debris stream from Comet Swift-Tuttle, there could be as many as 200 shooting stars per hour during the peak overnight from Thursday August 11 to Friday August 12. “Forecasters are predicting 4