10 August 2009

Worldwide Meteor News- Perseid Meteor Shower This Week 10AUG09

Meteor shower to delight skywatchers Tuesday

Calgary Herald
Stargazers looking up to a clear sky this week will be treated to the celestial theatrics of the Perseid Meteor Shower, boasting more than 60 shooting stars ...

'Perseids' meteor shower seen starting Monday night

Manila Bulletin
By JC BELLO RUIZ The famous “Perseids” meteor shower will be seen starting Monday night, August10, until Friday, August 14, peaking on the late night of ...

'Robin Williams of Astronomy'

Livonia Observer
Mike Best, aka the “Robin Williams of Astronomy,” will show participants how to best enjoy the annual summer Perseid meteor shower and use their telescope ...

The Week in Arts for Aug. 9-15, 2009

In this live planetarium presentation, Jon Elvert, director of the Pennington Planetarium, explores why the Perseid meteor shower is the year's major meteor ...

Perseids meteors to light up skies midweek

San Francisco Chronicle
They are the Perseids, an annual meteor shower that makes a brilliant show wherever the viewing is good and the night sky is dark and clear. ...

Look, up in the sky: Sky viewing for August 8-14, 2009

The biggest and brightest meteor shower of the year is this week. At its peak on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, the Perseid meteors will be visible at a high ...

Enjoy the Perseid meteor shower from your garden!

A glass of wine, a comfortable lawn chair, and you are ready for the Perseid Meteor Shower. This annual meteor shower is due to peak on August 11th & 12th, ...

University of Arizona News (press release)
UA SkyCenter to Host Perseid Meteor Shower Program

University of Arizona News (press release)
"The real excitement sometimes happens in the early evening when meteors enter the Earth's atmosphere at oblique angles and can leave long, glowing trains ...

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