Network of video cameras poised to catch meteor showers over Meteor Crater

Just in time for the upcoming Perseid meteor shower, a new meteor surveillance station has come on-line at Meteor Crater, Arizona. A box of 16 off-the-shelf video surveillance cameras is used to monitor the night sky for meteors over the famous impact crater. Powerful software combines the meteor detections with those at other stations at Lowell Observatory, Lowell's Discovery Channel Telescope, and at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in order to triangulate the meteors and track their motion through the atmosphere.

Network of video cameras poised to catch meteor showers over Meteor Crater

Just in time for the upcoming Perseid meteor shower, a new meteor surveillance station has come on-line at Meteor Crater, Arizona. A box of 16 off-the-shelf video surveillance cameras is used ...

Sun 12 Aug 18 from Phys.org

The cautionary tail of Comet Swift–Tuttle

Fri 10 Aug 18 from Phys.org

Perseids meteor shower: Stunning celestial sight approaches as shooting stars to be brighter than ever

View should be visible across the world

Thu 9 Aug 18 from The Independent

This Is the Best Time to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower

The 2018 Perseids will peak on the nights of Aug. 11-12 and Aug. 12-13

Thu 9 Aug 18 from TIME

When and how to watch the 2018 Perseid meteor shower

For sky-watchers in the north, this weekend promises to be spectacular. Ben Lewis reports.

Thu 9 Aug 18 from Cosmos Magazine

'Great show' predicted for Perseid meteor peak on August 12–13

The Perseid meteor shower, an annual celestial event beloved by millions of skywatchers around the world, is about to make its annual return to the night sky. And thanks to a new Moon, there'll ...

Tue 7 Aug 18 from Phys.org

The best photos from the 2018 Perseids meteor shower

Space Capturing a meteor shower takes serious photographic skill, but the results are worth the effort. Capturing a meteor shower takes serious photographic skill, but the ...

Tue 14 Aug 18 from Popular Science

Perseid meteor shower 2018 in pictures

Pictures show the stunning 2018 Perseid meteor shower.

Tue 14 Aug 18 from FOXNews

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