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Just today: enjoy the incredible stargazing event

Just today: enjoy the incredible stargazing eventOn the night of 11th to August 12th you can watch the strongest meteor shower.

Earth passes through the comet's path of Swift-Tuttle from 17 July to 24 August. Perseid peak usually falls on Aug. 12 - then the sky can be seen most meteorites.

According to an employee of the Bureau of meteorites at NASA White Cook, this year instead of 80 hour Perseid their number may exceed 150 and even come close to 200 meteors per hour. This is due to the gravity of Jupiter, the comet is closer to 1.5 million km closer to Earth.

The best meteor shower will be visible about 22 pm local time. However, most meteors can be seen after midnight.

The brightest meteor shower will be in the northern hemisphere.

NASA also promises online broadcast.

As you know, Perseids - meteor shower, which appears annually in August from the constellation Perseus. Formed by the Earth passing through the plume of dust particles released comet Swift-Tuttle. The smallest particles the size of sand, burn in the Earth's atmosphere, forming a "star rain". Most comet approaches the Earth once every 133 years. Next time humans will see it in the 2126 year.
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