Perseids on August 10 – 13: 2018 Best Meteor Shower

Bandar Seri Begawan – The Perseid meteor shower will peak on the weekends (from August 10 till 13,2018). Weather permitting, the best time to view the wonderful spectacle from Brunei is after midnight, when the showerโ€™s radiant is higher in the Northeastern sky from the constellation Perseus.

August 10 - 13, 2018, looking Northeast from Brunei Darussalam after midnight for the Perseid meteor shower
August 10 – 13, 2018, looking Northeast from Brunei Darussalam after midnight for the Perseid meteor shower

Derived from debris plummeted by Comet Swift-Tuttle, it is always the most reliable shower of the year, delivering up to 100 bright and rapid meteors per hour at the peak. This year, the new moon phase at the peak will leave dark skies ideal for meteor watching.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.