Perseid Meteor Shower

in «Local & Regional» by mostafa

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I was very lucky to watch this year's Perseid meteor shower.

Last Friday, in Marina, my cousin noticed two shooting stars. I vaguely remembered that there was a meteor shower in mid August. We drove about 20km west of El-Alamein, we escaped city lights. We didn't stay long because they were not really showers. They were like 1 meteor every 6 or 8 minutes. Anyways, since this was my first meteor shower I get to see. It was very nice.

Next time, I should plan things earlier, bring some hot drinks or whatever that would make the star gazing more comfortable.