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Monday evening and Tuesday morning: a meteor will be visible all over Cuba

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The t-Herculid meteor shower (061TAH) will be visible throughout the Cuban archipelago, between the last hours of Monday night, May 30, and the early hours of Tuesday, May 31, M.Sc. of Science Francisco Gonzalez Vita Granma reported. Specialist in the Department of Astronomy at the Institute of Geophysics and Astronomy (IGA) of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment.

According to the expert, This normally weak meteorite can now have unusual activity and become intense, depending on the speed with which thousands of rock fragments or meteorites enter the atmosphere.left by the explosion of comet 73 P / Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 (SW3), in 1995, which, through a dense layer of cosmic dust, will cross the Earth.

Gonzalez Vitya stressed that if the above scenario occurred, the number of things to be observed per hour in the sky would be in the order of a thousand, That would become the most noticeable meteor shower in a long time.

The astronomical phenomenon can also be clearly seen in parts of North America and throughout Central America.

(taken from granma)

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