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Spectacular Perseid meteor shower will light up Jordan’s sky next week

He added that the showers can be best observed in dark areas, such as Wadi Rum, where they are expected to appear significantly brighter. (Photo: Unsplash)
He added that the showers can be best observed in dark areas, such as Wadi Rum, where they are expected to appear significantly brighter. (Photo: Unsplash)
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AMMAN — Starting August 11, a spectacular Perseid meteor shower will light up the Kingdom’s sky for three consecutive nights, according to astronomer Imad Mujahed, who expects the number of meteors to hit 100 per hour.اضافة اعلان

Mujahed contended Monday that sky watchers can observe the Perseids without having to use telescopes or any special equipment, as the meteors will resemble firecrackers in the sky, according to Jordan News Agency, Petra.

He added that the showers can be best observed in dark areas, such as Wadi Rum, where they are expected to appear significantly brighter.

Some tourist agencies will be organizing space camps in Wadi Rum to observe this special event, according to Mujahed.

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