Video: Perseid meteor shower to peak Wednesday night

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 12 August, 2020
By: John Van Trieste

After a period of wet weather, the skies over Taiwan have largely cleared up—and just in time, too! One of the summer’s biggest astronomical events, the Perseid meteor shower, is about to reach its peak.

The annual Perseid meteor shower is the result of debris ejected from Comet Swift-Tuttle. This year, the meteors are set to peak between 10:00pm and midnight, Taiwan Time, with about 100 meteors streaking through the sky per hour.    [FULL  STORY]

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