Jump to content
Astronomia - Espacio Profundo
  • Registrate

    Registrate en Espacio Profundo y participa de la comunidad más grande de Astronomía Amateur de habla hispana!

Conéctate para seguir esto  
admin

APOD - The Perseids and the Plough - 2019-08-15

Publicaciones recomendadas

admin

The Perseids and the Plough

PerseidsPloughCow1024.jpg

Despite interfering moonlight, many denizens of planet Earth were able to watch this year's Perseid meteor shower. This pastoral scene includes local skygazers admiring the shower's brief, heavenly flashes in predawn hours near peak activity on August 13 from Nalati Grassland in Xinjiang, China. A composite, the image registers seven frames taken during a two hour span recording Perseid meteor streaks against a starry sky. Centered along the horizon is the Plough, the north's most famous asterism, though some might see the familiar celestial kitchen utensil known as the Big Dipper. Perhaps the year's most easily enjoyed meteor shower, Perseid meteors are produced as Earth itself sweeps through dust from periodic comet Swift-Tuttle. The dust particles are vaporized at altitudes of 100 kilometers or so as they plow through the atmosphere at 60 kilometers per second.

Compartir este mensaje


Enlace al mensaje
Compartir en otros sitios web

Crear una cuenta o conéctate para comentar

Tienes que ser miembro para dejar un comentario

Crear una cuenta

Regístrese para obtener una cuenta nueva en nuestra comunidad. ¡Es fácil!

Registrar una nueva cuenta

Conectar

¿Ya tienes una cuenta? Conéctate aquí.

Conectar ahora
Conéctate para seguir esto  

×
×
  • Crear nuevo...

Información importante

Términos y condiciones de uso de Espacio Profundo