Looking to the heavens for the Perseid meteor shower

Clear skies at the Onizuka Center for International Astronomy Visitor Information Station on Mauna Kea Thursday night (Aug 12) for good stargazing and the Perseid meteor shower. Photo by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

A group of meteors leave squiggly trails as the stars form pinpoints in the background.

A meteor streaks across the sky over the Mauna Kea during the Perseid meteor shower.

More info on the Perseid meteor shower here

2 Responses to “Looking to the heavens for the Perseid meteor shower”

  1. derrick says:

    what time is the meteor shower tonight on oahu?or did i miss it

  2. lavapix says:

    Once the skies cleared in Holualoa before sunrise, I could see many from my bedroom.

Trackbacks/Pingbacks


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

 

 

Become a fan on facebook

Photos on flickr

Stock Quotes

NASDAQ5086.01  chart+46.23
S&P 5002091.02  chart+23.38
^NYA10780.5811  chart+123.9707
^TNX2.25  chart+0.02
AAPL123.445  chart+0.675
FB94.95  chart+0.78
GOOG626.54  chart-0.72
INTC28.9487  chart+0.5987
MSFT45.385  chart+0.035
ORCL38.9875  chart+0.4775
QCOM63.35  chart+1.37
ALEX38.09  chart+0.25
BOH66.8725  chart+0.2025
BRN2.3601  chart+0.0000
BYD17.13  chart+0.65
CAGU0.31  chart+0.00
CPF23.20  chart-0.14
CYAN7.81  chart+0.07
HA22.11  chart+0.33
HCOM24.30  chart-0.28
HE29.46  chart+0.40
MLP5.18  chart-0.18
MRPI0.0003  chart+0.0000
NNUTU3.06  chart+0.00
PLFF0.04  chart+0.00
TBNK24.90  chart+0.19
TSO98.65  chart+1.54
Jul 28, 2015 / 1:44 pm

 

 

Quantcast