TechnologyPerseid meteor shower 2022 peak: How to watch it...

Perseid meteor shower 2022 peak: How to watch it live online

-

- Advertisment -spot_imgspot_imgspot_imgspot_img

The Perseid meteor shower will peak between August 11 and 12. Perseid is one of the most beautiful meteor showers we get each year. However, this year, the Sturgeon Moon is expected to peak around the same time. As a result, those who wish to watch the Perseid meteor shower in 2022 will find it difficult during its peak. To make up for that, the Virtual Telescope Project is hosting a live webcast on August 9.

How to watch Perseid meteor shower in 2022

If you’d like to watch the Perseid meteor shower in person this year, then you’ll need to head outside on August 11 and August 12. As I noted above, the August full moon is expected to arrive around those same days. As a result, seeing the shower in person may be a bit difficult as the Moon’s light may drown out the meteors. However, there is another option.

If you want to watch the meteor shower and get a better glimpse of it, tuning into the Virtual Telescope Project’s live webcast is probably your best bet. The live webcast will kick off on August 9, before the Moon reaches its peak. The telescope feed will showcase any images of the meteor shower captured by the telescope’s wide-field cameras.

Watching the Perseid meteor shower every year has become a bit of a tradition for many sky watchers. When the skies are clear, you can see between 50 to 100 visible meteors an hour. However, seeing them in person might be a bit more troublesome because the Moon is set to be so bright this year.

Where does this shower come from?

comet in the starry skyImage source: Tryfonov / Adobe

Debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle is responsible for the Perseid meteor shower. This comet travels a massive 133-year orbit, and each year, particles from the debris cloud behind the comet reach Earth. The shower is also most prominently visible in the Northern Hemisphere. However, the visibility can change based on the current Moon cycle.

Perseid first appears in mid-July. However, the meteors don’t peak until around August 9 to August 14, depending on where the debris stream is. You can try to watch the Perseid meteor shower in 2022 by watching the sky before the Moon peaks or by tuning into the Virtual Telescope Project’s live webcast on August 9.

Read More

Latest news

Mario Strikers: Battle League Version 1.1.1 Is Now Live, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

Update today by Liam Doolan 2 hours agoMario Strikers: Battle League has just received a new update. It bumps...

Nintendo Announces The Next N64 Game For Switch Online + Expansion Pack

Wave Race 64 makes a splash later this week by Liam Doolan 2 hours agoNintendo hasn't outlined the future...

Disney & Marvel Announce First Ever Games Showcase, Airing September 9th

Avatar, Lego Star Wars and more! by Liam Doolan 3 hours agoFollowing on from THQ Nordic's digital showcase last...

Fortnite’s Dragon Ball Crossover Trailer Appears To Have Leaked, Here’s A Look

This collab is over 9000! by Liam Doolan 3 hours agoUpdate : Well, it seems the official trailer for...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_imgspot_imgspot_img

Gamescom 2022: Everything You Need To Know

It's August, and that means that Geoff Keighley's Never-Ending Train Of Games is chugga-chuggin' into Cologne, Germany for the...

Nipsey Hussle Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame: ‘He Lives Forever’

Revered rapper Nipsey Hussle was posthumously honored with the 2,729th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on what...

Must read

Rivian, Lucid rush to help buyers with existing EV tax credit before it expires

Luxury electric vehicle startups Rivian Automotive and Lucid Motors...

Aston Martin DBR22 concept car bows at Pebble Beach

Aston Martin is rolling out a concept car this...

VW, Mahindra deepen EV component cooperation

FRANKFURT -- Volkswagen Group and Mahindra and Mahindra will...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_imgspot_img

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you