Friday, August 9, 2013

Techatticup Mine - CNET News

Techatticup Mine - CNET News: "As they do each summer, the annual Perseid meteor showers are about to rain down, offering a spectacular sight for earthling sky gazers. The display, known as the Perseid shower because the meteors appear to radiate from the constellation Perseus in the northeastern sky, is a result of Earth's orbit passing through debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle, which orbits the sun once every 133 years. But talk about luck -- bad luck in this case: the arrival of the Perseids coincides with the August full moon."

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