But that hasn't kept it from becoming yet another casualty of fake news.
When you're away from the lights of a big city, it's easier to spot the shooting stars against the dark sky. "Even though this particular meteor shower happens every year, not a lot of people get to see it". Perseus is just north of the W-shaped constellation Cassiopeia in the Milky Way, with the bright star Capella and the Pleiades star cluster below it. Meteors near the radiant will have short trails because we see them almost straight on, while those far from the radiant will look longer because they are seen from the side.
Astronomers are projecting a slightly higher than normal rate of 150 meteors per hour across North America. So the viewing rate will be more like 30 to 40 meteors an hour.
Last year's Perseids excelled with 200 meteors an hour.
Perseids are are pieces of debris from the tail of Comet Swift-Tuttle. And as head of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office at Marshall Space Flight Center, he ought to know. A half to a three-quarters moon Saturday night may interfere with the view, and forecasters are calling for mostly cloudy skies Saturday night into Sunday morning in the Omaha area.
Perseids occurs normally every year in August with a flare rate of about 80-100 per hour at 60km per second speed. The best way to see it would be to watch the sky from a wide, open space - away from trees and tall buildings.
The hackers also revealed the cast list for " Game of Thrones ", which includes the actors' telephone numbers and email addresses. HBO , however, denies that its email system in its entirety is in danger, conceding that "propriety information" has been stolen.
A section of the latest DIA report, which was dated July 28, was read over the telephone to the Washington Post by an official. Military options include launching a "preventative war" against North Korea, White House national security adviser H.R.
Voters who haven't cast ballots for two years are sent a notice asking them to confirm their registration or update their address. The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit heard the case and ruled that the state policy did violate the NVRA.
Further, the device supports a list of connectivity options, such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Type-C USB and headset. Last week, we reported that OnePlus was preparing to launch a new color option for the OnePlus 5 flagship.
At the close, the benchmark 30-share index, BSE Sensex lost 216.35 or 0.68% at 31,797.84 with 23 components registering drop. Overseas, Asian stocks took a breather as investors awaited for more clues on global demand and U.S. interest-rate policy.
If you've been anywhere near the Internet lately, you've most likely heard some gossip about the upcoming lunar eclipse . What causes eclipses and why? Our moon may be 400 times smaller than the Sun , but it is also 400 times closer to Earth.
France has been under a state of emergency since the November 2015 attacks in the French capital which left 130 people dead. He told news channel BFMTV that the auto "accelerated very fast when [the soldiers] were coming out" of the barracks.
Google fires diversity memo author
When addressing the gap in representation in the population , we need to look at population level differences in distributions . Google fired engineer James Damore after he wrote a ten-page document about " Google's Ideological Echo Chamber ".