Indonesia Eta Aquariids Meteor Arrival!

By Big Smile Jumat, 06 Mei 2011 0 comments
Synonyms And Synonyms
Synonyms And Synonyms
For astronomy fans in Indonesia, be prepared for this night up to two days ahead Aquariids Eta meteor shower will be visited Indonesia sky.

"Rain Aquariids Eta meteor will appear in all parts of Indonesia, which peak at 6 to 8 May," said Professor Dr Thomas Djamaluddin, an expert in Astronomy and Astrophysics of the National Aeronautics and Space Agency (LAPAN), in Jakarta, Friday (6 / 5 / 2011).

To Okezone Thomas explained that the meteor shower comes from Eta Aquariids dust residue burning comet Halley. "Called Eta Aquariids because it is usually visible in the constellation Aquarius constellation, near the brightest star in the constellation, namely Eta Aquarii," said Thomas.

Thomas said that the phenomenon Aquariids Eta meteor shower occurs every year. "The rain meteors will run from late April until mid May, but reached its peak on December 6 to 8 May, with the number of 60 meteors per hour" Thomas said.

"Rain of meteors can be seen before Fajr in the sky to the east, with the terms and conditions of clear sky free of light pollution," added Thomas.
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