The appearance of a strange phenomenon in the skies of the Arab world
Jeddah Abu Zahra, chairman of the Jeddah Astronomical Society, said meteor parasites peaked this year in the skies of the Arab region at midnight on Monday and before sunrise Tuesday, in connection with the second day of Eid al-Adha.
Abu Zahra added that meteor parasites are one of the best annual straits in the year. In general, they produce up to 60 meteors per hour. It is known for producing a number of bright meteors, but the actual number to be observed this year is unknown. Meteors are known for their unpredictability.
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He said that the visible light produced by meteors takes different colors depending on the chemical composition of the meteor and the speed of movement through the atmosphere, yellow orange refers to (sodium), yellow (iron), blue and green (magnesium) and violet (calcium) and red (nitrogen and atmospheric oxygen).
He explained that the parasites are active from August 17 to 24, and this year the moon will be in the growing phase of the hump days before it is in full moon, which means it will cause most of the weak meteors this year, but overall the parasites are very bright meteors The number is large so delivery is likely to remain good.
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