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Draconids 2019: When is the Draconid meteor shower? When is the peak?

Draconids 2019: When is the Draconid meteor shower? When is the peak? The Southern Taurids are a minor shower with fewer than 10 meteors per hour, but the American Meteor Society says "the Taurids are rich in fireballs ". After about 30 minutes in the dark, your eyes will adapt and you will begin to see meteors. It may be hard for people along the east coast to catch a glimpse of the two meteor showers, as cloudy skies and poor weather will affect viewing condi... [Full Article...]

Black Hole Captured Swallowing Star

Black Hole Captured Swallowing Star This cosmic level collision is labelled as a tidal disruption event or TDE, which is when a black hole begins the process of tearing the gas from the star before it eventually forms into an accretion disk . The All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN) is a network of robotic telescopes created to detect events like ASASSN-19bt. NASA's TESS space satellite was originally launched back i... [Full Article...]

Giant Black Holes On The Path To Collision, Captured In Rare Discovery

Giant Black Holes On The Path To Collision, Captured In Rare Discovery The initial observation of the system was done by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) telescope. With the help of Amateur astronomers involved in the project called the Galaxy Zoo , he was marked as a system of colliding galaxies. "We hope to extend our work to find more triples using the same technique". Whereas three supermassive dusky holes colliding would possibly per chance well merely s... [Full Article...]

Mont Blanc glacier: 8.8 million cubic feet of ice could fall

Mont Blanc glacier: 8.8 million cubic feet of ice could fall The glacier in question is the Planpincieux glacier, which is attached to the Grand Jorasses mountain . Mayor Stefano Miserocchi has forbidden access to a section of the Val Ferret, outside of Courmayeur, a popular hiking area on the south side of the Mont Blanc massif, or mountain range. [Full Article...]