Daily Archives: August 9, 2012


Perseid Meteor Shower Weekend, Darling Hill Schedule For 10th, 11th + 12th, And Weather Updates

Greetings fellow astrophiles, This weekend marks the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower, produced as the Earth passes through minute particles left by Comet Swift–Tuttle. The highest counts are predicted for the night of August 11th, although those in clear conditions may already be observing an increase in shooting stars from the North-East between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. While Darling Hill Observatory is one of the darkest places in CNY for observing the Meteor Shower, any clear, dark conditions will do, so we encourage you to find yourself outside wherever you are at some point this weekend! Unfortunately, the […]