Perseid meteor shower Chicago: LaPorte County timelapse shows meteors streaking across night sky

Perseid meteor shower Chicago: LaPorte County timelapse shows meteors streaking across night sky

Full moon August 2022: Mild from moon anticipated to hamper viewing of particles from Swift-Tuttle comet

Thursday, August 11, 2022 11:46AM

LaPORTE COUNTY, Ind. (TOC) — A timelapse video exhibits the great thing about the Perseid meteor bathe in LaPorte County, Indiana.

The yearly meteor bathe is barely going to get extra energetic over the following couple of days.

It is anticipated to peak Friday morning, ABC7 Chicago meteorologist Larry Mowry stated, however meteors will be seen for a number of days and even over per week on both facet of Aug. 12.

VIDEO: Meteor streaks throughout sky over Coal Metropolis

The streaks of sunshine will not be stars, however particles from the comet Swift-Tuttle. The tiny particles of mud and sand hit the ambiance and create the gorgeous streaks of sunshine.

The very best place to view the meteor bathe is away from metropolis lights in as darkish of a spot as attainable. The total moon will hamper viewing this 12 months, Mowry stated.

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