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Perseid Meteor Shower Peak

Don’t miss the #MeteorShowerPeak tonight! https://tnc.network/science/ TNC on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tncwrapup​​​​​​ twitter: https://twitter.com/tnc_wrapup​​​​​​ instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tnc.network… Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/tncnetwork/f

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Yes, it is time for the 2021 Perseid Meteor Shower! (video)

  It’s August and it is time for another round of the summer favorites, the Perseid Meteor Shower. The Perseids are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Swift–Tuttle. The meteors are called the Perseids because the point from which they appear to hail (called the radiant) lies in the constellation Perseus. The shower is visible from mid-July each year, with the peak in activity between 9…

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It’s time for the 2021 Delta Aquariids(video)

2021 Delta Aquariids… Yes, it’s that time once again… Time for A Summer meteor shower, the Delta Aquariids. Right now the shower is in progress, and the Delta Aquariids run almost the full month of July and most of August, when they overlap with the famous Perseid meteor shower. Radiating from the constellation Aquarius, the shower will hang around for…

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Asteroid Day June 30, 2021… (video)

Well, yesterday was Asteroid Day… It occurs every year on June 30th… Asteroid Day (also known as International Asteroid Day) is an annual global event which is held on the anniversary of the Tunguska event in 1908, when an asteroid leveled about 2,150 square kilometres (830 sq mi) forest in Siberia. The United Nations has proclaimed it be observed globally on June 30 every year in its resolution. Asteroid Day…

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‘Ring Of Fire’ Solar Eclipse on Thursday Morning (video)

    On June 10, the new moon will move in front of the sun and will become 2021’s first solar eclipse. It will not cover the sun completely because it is too far from us here on Earth to become a total eclipse. The event will produce a bright annulus, or a ring that will surround the new moon’s…

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It’s Time For the 2021 Lyrids (video)

  It is that time of the year, again… it is time to look up and enjoy the 2021 Lyrids meteor shower. The Lyrids reaches its peak on the night of April 21- 22, with some activity on the nights prior and following. Lyrids will appear to originate from the constellation Lyra, near Vega. The source of the shower is…

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The Worm Moon is Coming Tonight (video)

  March’s full Worm Moon arrives on Sunday, March 28! This year, because it is the first full Moon to occur after the spring equinox on March 20, March’s full Moon is the Paschal Full Moon. This means that its date determines the date of Easter which is April 4, 2021! WHY IS IT CALLED THE WORM MOON? The full Moon names used by The…

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