Perseid meteor shower on NASA TV
On August 12, meteor experts from NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center provided commentary during NASA Television’s live coverage of the annual Perseid meteor shower. The Perseids have been observed for at least 2,000 years and are associated with the comet Swift-Tuttle, which orbits the sun once every 133 years. Every August, the Earth passes through a cloud of the comet’s debris. This debris field consists of bits of ice and dust — most over 1,000 years old — and burns up in Earth’s atmosphere to create one of the best meteor showers of the year.
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They were all over Ireland last night
For the people saying they missed it, you can still watch it tonight and the next couple of days just not as strong.
I was out watching this last night and as usual it was amazing, Im from Scotland and for once the weather was just perfect, really enjoyed it.
can somebody link the time of a meteor pls, I dont have time to watch 4 hours
I saw 15 Perseids last night in 2 hours here in southern Finland.
I had an aweful view of it from the east coast of Florida. After about 25 minutes. I seen one very faint meteor due to the amount of light pollution
its so weird to watch in real life because sometimes you dont know if its just your eyes playing tricks on you
1000th view! 😀
I just saw 5 of them here in Southeastern,CT!
Wonderful broadcast. Thanks
It can stop a 1" particle at what speed??? 15 minutes in and I have questions haha
is a final world?