From November 6 to November 30, the sky of Jordan is witnessing meteor showers

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From November 6 to November 30, the sky of Jordan is witnessing meteor showers

Weather of Arabia - The sky of Jordan is witnessing an astronomical phenomenon called the Leonids meteor showers for the days from 6 to 30 November.

The head of the Jordanian Astronomical Society, Ammar Al-Sakji, said that the current month of November is characterized by an astronomical phenomenon called the Leonids meteor showers, which are active this year for the days from November 6 to 30, with their peak on November 18.

 

Al-Sakji added that it will be possible to observe this phenomenon in most regions of Jordan, if the weather is clear, as it will appear above the horizon in the constellation Leo, and the intensity of meteors increases as the radiation point rises in the sky, and these showers begin after 11:54 pm every night until Dawn rises, so that the amount of showers increases before dawn, and in the case of standard astronomical conditions (clear air, clouds, degrees and light pollution, dust, and haze...) the rate of these showers may reach 15 meteors per hour, especially during the times of the birth of the moon or conjunction. central.

 

 

It shows that meteor showers will appear in the sky of the Kingdom at an elevation angle of 79 degrees above the horizon, and they can be monitored in the Kingdom, especially in rural and desert areas and areas far from light pollution.

Al-Sakji pointed out that the Jordanian Astronomical Society will monitor this year meteor showers from the Al-Harran Palace area, in order to enhance astronomical tourism.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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