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Two hurricanes, one a Category 3, are moving toward Hawaii

EDT, Aug. 22, 2018. Hurricane Erick is the fifth storm to make its way into the eastern Pacific Ocean so far this season. As both storms strengthen, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says it will monitor them via satellite.

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Rare Black Moon July 2019

This particular moon is called a black supermoon because it will be near its closest point to Earth. Black moon is a non-scientific name for the second new moon in a month, a somewhat rare event created by the flow of our manmade calendar.

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Tesla Will Entertain Drivers With Netflix & YouTube Service

Tesla has already unveiled games that drivers can play on the displays in their cars. This includes " Pole Position ", " Tempest ", and " Missile Command ". "Tesla drivers have logged more than one billion miles with Autopilot engaged, and our data shows that, when used properly by an attentive driver who is prepared to take control at all times, drivers supported by Autopilot are safer than those operating without assistance", said Tesla in a statement.

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Dueling meteor showers peaking Monday will be visible across the country

Somewhat helpful is the fact that Perseus, the constellation from where the meteors appear to radiate (known as the radiant point), is completely opposite the sky from the Moon. Each year in August, the Earth passes through a cloud of the comet's debris. Fear not, meteoroids are usually small, no bigger than a boulder. It's also one of the most prolific meteor showers, producing as many as 100 meteors per hour during its peak.

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Double meteor showers will light up sky Monday night

Experts also say getting away from city or street lights can also help improve the view. The third shower now active from July 17 to Aug. 23 is the Perseids , expected to peak overnight August 12 to 13 while the moon is 94 per cent full.

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A large asteroid just zipped between Earth and the Moon

But in this case, the asteroid approached not from the dark of deep space , but from the Sun", an Astronomy report read."Just as baseball players have trouble spotting balls when the Sun is in their eyes, so too do telescopes have a harder time tracking small objects when they're closer to the Sun.


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