In the night from 12 to 13 August, the Ukrainians will be able to admire one of the most spectacular stargazing – will be the Perseid meteor shower.
Every year in the period from 17 to 28 August the Earth passes through the debris stream of comet swift-Tuttle.
It is through this side of the constellation Perseus in the North-Eastern part of the sky formed a meteor shower, which is often called one of the most beautiful natural phenomena.
This year the peak of the meteor shower fell in the night from 11 to 12 August, but experts claim that the night of the 13th of August will be no less spectacular. The Perseids promise to be unusually bright 80-100 instead of “shooting stars” per hour, you will see up to 200 meteors.
In ukrgidromettsentr say that the Perseids will be visible from the Windows of the apartments, however, it is best to watch them away from the lights of big cities, to enjoy this incredible phenomenon.
The brightest meteor stream will be a few hours before dawn.
But this year, the “poor visibility” could be because of the full moon.