标签: 流星雨

七年的哈雷尘埃

2022年10月28日 Seven Years of Halley Dust Image Credit & Copyright: Petr Horalek / Institute of Physics in Opava Explanation: History’s first known periodic comet Halley (1P/Halley) returns to the inner Solar System every 75 years or so. The famous comet made its last appearance to the naked-eye in 1986. But dusty debris from Comet Halley can be seen...

土星:1993年-2022年

2022年8月19日 Saturn: 1993 – 2022 Image Credit & Copyright: Tunc Tezel (TWAN) Explanation: Saturn is the most distant planet of the Solar System easily visible to the unaided eye. With this extraordinary, long-term astro-imaging project begun in 1993, you can follow the ringed gas giant for one Saturn year as it wanders once around the ecliptic plane...

满月与英仙座流星

2022年8月18日 Full Moon Perseids Image Credit & Copyright: Juan Carlos Casado (Starry Earth, TWAN) Explanation: The annual Perseid meteor shower was near its peak on August 13. As planet Earth crossed through streams of debris left by periodic Comet Swift-Tuttle meteors rained in northern summer night skies. But even that night’s nearly Full Moon shi...

突尼斯上空的流星雨

2022年8月16日 A Meteor Wind over Tunisia Image Credit & Copyright: Makrem Larnaout Explanation: Does the Earth ever pass through a wind of meteors? Yes, and they are frequently visible as meteor showers. Almost all meteors are sand-sized debris that escaped from a Sun-orbiting comet or asteroid, debris that continues in an elongated orbit around the Sun. C...

从太空看武仙T流星雨

2022年6月4日 Tau Herculids from Space Image Credit & Copyright: Zhuoxiao Wang, Yangwang-1 Space Telescope, Origin.Space Explanation: On May 31 tens of parallel meteor streaks were recorded in this 8 degree wide field of view of planet Earth’s limb from space. The image is one of a series of 5 minute long observations by the orbiting Yangwang-1 space ...

基特峰望远镜上方的武仙T流星

2022年6月1日 Tau Herculids Meteors over Kitt Peak Telescopes Image Credit & Copyright: Jianwei Lyu (Steward Obs., U. Arizona) Explanation: It wasn’t the storm of the century — but it was a night to remember. Last night was the peak of the Tau Herculids meteor shower, a usually modest dribble of occasional meteors originating from the disintegra...

湖面上空的天琴流星

2022年4月28日 Lyrid of the Lake Image Credit & Copyright: Jeff Dai (TWAN) Explanation: In the early hours of April 24 this bright Lyrid meteor flashed along the central Milky Way. For a moment, it cast a bright reflection across Lake Nian, Yunnan province, China. The annual Lyrid meteor shower, one of the oldest known, is active in late April, as our fair ...

北半球的四分仪座流星雨

2022年1月8日 Quadrantids of the North Image Credit & Copyright: Cheng Luo Explanation: Named for a forgotten constellation, the Quadrantid Meteor Shower puts on an annual show for planet Earth’s northern hemisphere skygazers. The shower’s radiant on the sky lies within the old, astronomically obsolete constellation Quadrans Muralis. That locati...

北半球的双子流星

2021年12月17日 Geminid of the North Image Credit & Copyright: Alvin Wu Explanation: An arid expanse of the Tengger Desert in north-central China, planet Earth fills the foreground of this starry scene. A widefield panoramic view, it was recorded shortly after moonset in the local predawn hours of December 14. Pictured in the still dark sky, stars of the no...

南半球的双子座流星雨

2021年12月16日 Geminids of the South Image Credit & Copyright: Fefo Bouvier Explanation: Fireflies flash along a moonlit countryside in this scene taken on the night of December 13/14 from southern Uruguay, planet Earth. On that night meteors fell in the partly cloudy skies above during the annual Geminid meteor shower. Frames recorded over a period of 1.5...