Perseid meteor shower, one of the celestial events that the fans of the sky were eagerly awaiting during the year, began in late July. The most intense evening will be on August 12th and 13th in the rain of meteorites, where the number of observable meteorites has changed my day.
Meteor rains, which are almost a feast for space enthusiasts, allowing people to observe the movement of celestial stones entering the atmosphere with the naked eye. The beginning of the Perseid meteor shower, one of the celestial events that took place during certain periods of the year and announced when the calendars were prepared at the beginning of each year, was left behind. According to experts, the most intense rainfall will take place on 12 and 13 August at night.
Stating that the Perseid meteor shower began on July 23, Istanbul Aydın University Director of the Center for Astronautics Application and Research. Dr. “The maximum meteor shower will be on the 12th and 13th of August. The Comet, the source of these remains, has a 133-year period. It was first observed in 1992 and will make its next transition in 2126.”
An average of 60 to 80 meteorites will be observed per hour:
Referring to the hourly average observation, which is one of the important parameters of meteor showers, made some recommendations for those who want to make observations. On the night of August 12 and 13 Cassiopea constellation direction (northeast direction) should be looked at Prof. Dr. Orhan Golbasi, this constellation is located a little east of the constellation Little Bear, he added.
Since there is no need for any observers to observe the meteor shower, especially on the evening of 12 and 13 August, all you have to do is look at the sky. Let’s add that the rain of Perseid meteorites will last until August 20, but some meteorites cannot be observed on this date since the Moon is in the full moon phase on August 15th.