EST. The Perseids are visible all over the sky. The popular Perseid meteor shower is set to peak overnight between August 12 and 13, AccuWeather reports . Before then, the moon will already be low in the early hours and the brighter meteors will cut through. Correction: This story has been corrected to reflect the number of meteors per hour for the 2019 Perseid meteor shower.
View of meteor streaking over Trona Pinnacles near Death Valley, CA during the annual Perseid Meteor Shower , August 2, 2019. As the comet travels on its 133-year orbit, debris crashes into our atmosphere at 212,000 kilometres per hour and reaches temperatures of 3,000 to 10,000 degrees.
The launch was pushed back, with the earliest possible launch coming on Monday, August 5th. The Falcon 9 stands some 230 feet (70 meters) in height and has nine Merlin 1D engines in the first of its two stages. If a few operators do need to drop out of a mission, it shouldn't affect the mission's schedule. The time has not been set yet. The launch began at 2:23 am with the takeoff of the Falcon 9 rocket booster, which carried the Amos 17 into space.
The National Hurricane Center continued to track a tropical wave that was moving westward across the central Atlantic on Friday. When a tropical storm or hurricane develops from one of these waves, it is considered to be a Cabo Verde or Cape Verde system, named for a group of islands near the west coast of Africa.
The planet lies in the star system GJ 357 , which hosts an M-type dwarf sun that is only about a third of the size of the sun. This infographic illustrates key features of the TOI 270 system, located about 73 light years away in the southern constellation Pictor.
Not many details have been released yet other than the theme park will be bigger than Islands of Adventure and will employ over 14,000 people, and their base pay will be $15 per hour. To that end, they're calling the new park Universal's Epic Universe . It's located near the Orange County Convention Center, a few miles south of its sibling parks.