The best nights to follow the fall of such meteors will be 11th, 12th and 13th of August 2018. This meteor shower happens annually every August, this year's active period is from July 17 to August 24. It can take up to 45 minutes for your eyes to adjust to the dark for optimal viewing. You can tune in at any time to watch the show, and the last four hours of the stream will remain archived and viewable after the broadcast is complete.
Hector related weather forecast impacts for other islands will need to wait until the time period gets closer. Hawaii faces a new threat in the form of Hurricane Hector, a Category 3 storm that is churning its way towards the Big Island. Hurricane Hector was carrying 205 kmph winds westward across the Pacific Ocean early today. Hector is expected to hit Hawaii's Big Island late on Wednesday morning.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off at 1:18 a.m. EDT (0518 GMT) Tuesday with the Merah Putih communications satellite. Merah Putih "will carry an all C-band payload capable of supporting a wide range of applications, including providing mobile broadband across Indonesia and Southeast Asia".
The Starliner flight will be Mann's first journey to space. The space agency has partnered with Boeing and SpaceX to develop the Starliner spacecraft to launch atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket and the Crew Dragon launching atop the Falcon 9 rocket, respectively.
The state wildlife agency says red tide, a type of algae, has been a naturally occuring phenomenon along Florida's Gulf Coast since at least the 1840s and that blooms occur almost every year in the Gulf of Mexico. At least 90 sea turtles have been found stranded as the tide stretches well into nesting season. Polluted discharges from Lake Okeechobee are blamed for the toxic algae problems.
The Trump administration has moved to weaken USA vehicle emissions standards and has set up a major confrontation with California by scrapping its ability to enact stricter pollution standards and mandate the sale of electric cars. It's got 'everything to do with just trying to turn over the fleet. and get more clean and safe cars on the road, ' EPA assistant administrator Bill Wehrum said.