Saturday night spilled over the Earth meteor rain

meteor rainOn Saturday night spilled over the Earth meteor rain. Scientists predict it will become the most powerful for the whole year. Meteor shower called Camelopardalid can watch and Kuzbass. The smaller clouds on the horizon is, the brighter will seem heavenly bodies. Per hour can be observed up to 200 falling meteorites.

The main heroine of the submission will be heavenly comet 209P/LINEAR. It was opened about 10 years ago, thanks to a ground robotic telescope LINEAR. Continue reading “Saturday night spilled over the Earth meteor rain”

The coronal rain

SunSun can be very different from each other. Some may be in the form of a solar flare. More often dumped material from the solar corona. Others are related to the formation of complex structures of moving and changing magnetic field lines.

July 19, 2012 Solar Dynamics Observatory SDO captured the event, which included all three processes. First, the sun appeared moderately powerful solar flare. After that there was a coronal mass ejection into space. Continue reading “The coronal rain”

Dead birds rain from sky over New Jersey

Dead birdsDozens of dead birds littered the streets this week after plummeting from the New Jersey skies.

The incident is similar to other accounts of dead birds falling from the sky in recent times including one event in Maryland that saw hundreds of birds littering the side of a road earlier this year. A county spokesperson has attributed the most recent spate of deaths to granular pesticide spread in nearby farms while warning residents to avoid contact with the dead birds and to stay indoors. Continue reading “Dead birds rain from sky over New Jersey”

In the Australian city struck a rain of fish

rain The Australian city Layamanu, located in 326 miles (500 kilometers) from the nearest river, rain fell from the fish.

According to eyewitnesses, hundreds of small fish, many of whom were alive, descended from the rain clouds. Experts from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology argue that fish – golden perch – were covered with a hurricane swirl at a height of about 15 kilometers and moved a few miles from their habitat.

This case is not the first in Layamanu – such as rain poured in 1974 and 2004.