The people of Russia in August will be able to see a partial Eclipse of the Sun and the peak of the Perseid meteor shower
MOSCOW, July 30. /TASS/. The people of Russia in August will be able to observe a partial Eclipse of the Sun and the most beautiful star of the year — the Perseids. On Monday reported on the website of the Moscow planetarium.
“On 11 August 2018 will occur a partial Eclipse of the Sun… visible to the North and East of Russia. From 12 to 13 August will be the beautiful star of the year! On this night, has the maximum activity of the meteor shower the Perseids”, — stated in the message.
As noted by astronomers, the maximum phase of the Eclipse of the Sun will occur in 12:46 GMT on sunset, near Wrangel island. On the night of 12 to August 13, will have the maximum activity of the meteor shower the Perseids in an hour is expected to fall to 100 meteors.