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Watch the sky over the next few nights, and you may be able to catch a glimpse of the flame as it passes nearby.
The Southern Tauride meteor shower will peak on Sunday and Monday, giving observers the opportunity to see what are often called meteors hovering above our planet.
As stated there American Meteorological SocietyThe Southern Tauritis meteor shower has been active since September, and is expected to reach its peak activity this week.
“Space rocks” and other objects that pass through the universe – including asteroids, comets, and small fragments such as the Moon or Mars – are called meteorites. Meteorites that enter the Earth’s atmosphere are called meteorites.
Torrid meteor stream, which includes the Southern Torrids and the Northern Torrids. NK comes from cometThe 2.98-mile-wide object orbits the sun every three years.
The Australian Watchdog said the Southern Torrids and Northern Torrids, which are expected to reach their peak next Saturday, are seeing an increase in reports of fireballs between September and November each year.
“Fireball” – believe it or not – is a word Actually used by NASA To describe a meteorite that shines as brightly or brighter than the planet Venus.
If you’d like to try out this week’s Torrid Fireball, Space.com recommends Find a dark vantage point away from light pollution and scan the night sky around Jupiter.
And be patient: Toroids can shoot unusually bright fireballs, producing a maximum of five meteors per hour.
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