Experience Perseid Meteor Shower 2017 (Updates & Pictures)

By Grace

Have you seen the perseid meteor shower 2017? Meteor shower is very rare. They are very interesting. According to National Geographic;

Meteor showers bring interplanetary debris, ranging from pebbles to boulders, into Earth’s atmosphere. 1

Do you have a giant telescope? Even if you don’t have. You can see meteors this July to August 2017. If you missed Meteor Showers, just look at the pictures on the internet especially on National Geographic.

The sample meteor shower was photograph by BABAK TAFRESHI, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CREATIVE. Look how amazing meteor shower is. Anyone wants to see meteor shower personally.

A bright Perseid meteor decorates the sky over Meteora, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Greece.

When to Catch Meteor Showers?

The 2017 Perseids will peak on the night of August 12 and early morning hours of August 13. This year, a Waning Gibbous Moon may hinder a good view of the meteor shower.2

References:

  • http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/08/perseid-meteor-shower-august-shooting-stars-skywatching-science/
  • https://www.timeanddate.com/astronomy/meteor-shower/perseid.html

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