This weekend, on 7 and 8 October, crouches peak of the meteor shower Draconid, which is best observed in the sky from dusk until midnight, unlike many other meteor streams are visible closer to the dawn. It is reported by Sciencealert.

It is noted that the best meteor shower will be visible in the Northern hemisphere: USA, Canada, Europe and Northern Asia. Draconids and October star rain meteor shower associated with comet 21P/Giacobini – Zinner, which left the tail of the stellar debris.

In most cases, the dragonborn is pretty soft, but every few years, a meteor shower suddenly explodes in a storm. During a shower of Draconids in 2011, the sky was clear more than 600 meteors per hour despite a bright moon at the time. However, you never know when the rain will be a storm.

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Ukrainians until midnight will be able to observe the peak of the meteor shower 08.10.2017

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