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PIX: Perseid meteor shower puts on a dazzling light show

The annual Perseid meteor shower lit up the night sky providing a dazzling light show for stargazers. The Perseid meteor shower has been observed for about 2000 years.  The shower......

Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight

The annual Perseids meteor shower will light the sky on Sunday as it hits its peak, promising a spectacular show for the next two nights. The 'most famous' of the meteor showers, Perseids is an......

IN PIX: Stunning views of the sky at night

Entries to the 2012 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition -- run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich in association with Sky at Night Magazine -- includesome awe-inspiring sights. The......
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Q. The most famous meteor shower is the Perseids. What is its other name?Saint Elmo's FireNorthern LightsTears of Saint Lawrence
Pravin:  A.  more

Q. What are Perseides and in which mythology found??
Pravin:  A. The Perseids are probably the best known meteor shower for observers and the public alike.These are fast meteors, at about 59 km per second...... more

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Q. Do comets always have the same mass?
Cyrus Irani:  A. A comet is a Small Solar System Body that orbits the Sun and, when close enough to the Sun, exhibits a visible coma (atmosphere) or a tailboth...... more

Q. Who killed his grandfather with a quoit at the Larrisan Games?
Nehemia:  A. Perseus and Andromeda had seven sons: Perses, Alcaeus, Heleus, Mestor, Sthenelus, Electryon and Cynurus, and two daughters, Gorgophone...... more

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World in Awe of Biggest Moon of the Year

An unusually big Supermoon lit the skies on Sunday, thereby offering a visual treat to the sky gazers across the globe. Supermoon is a... ...
US, India and Europe to Have the Best View of Perseid Meteor Shower 2014

Meteor Shower: First Ever Camelopardalid Approaches Earth; Must Watch for Skygazers [Representational Image] Wikimedia Commons/Navicore The... ...
Perseids meteor shower puts photographers to the test

India August 12(IM):The Perseids meteor shower will be most visible on August 11-12, and offers sky-gazers the opportunity to view the stunning... ...
Google doodles Perseid Meteor Shower

Google on Monday has posted an interactive doodle on its homepage to celebrate Perseid Meteor Shower. The interactive doodle with colourful... ...
Perseid meteor shower, supermoon to light up the sky together

An annual summer show by meteors will be interrupted this week by a veteran star of the night sky: the moon. The annual Perseid meteor shower,... ...

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