Meteor shower itself occurs because the earth passes through a passing celestial body and rock dust is carried into the Earth’s atmosphere. This celestial body runs into the earth because it also orbits into the sun.
Almost all of the comet’s dust was burned with a heat of 1,650 degrees Celsius when entering the atmosphere. The moment when this dust is burning is what we see as a meteor shower on Earth.
For meteor dust with a rather large size it will burn longer and look like a fireball is even strung to be accompanied by the sound of explosions from the land.
“Meteor shower is caused by the earth crossing with the dust of comet residues which also orbit the sun,” explained the Head of the Aviation and Space Agency (LAPAN) Thomas Djamaluddin when contacted by CNNIndonesia.com on Friday (10/8).
He also explained that when most of the dust … Read more