Profile image
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Solar Eclipse On October 23rd Visible Without Telescope; May Cause Meteor Shower

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 21:03
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

Solar Eclipse On October 23rd Visible Without Telescope; May Cause Meteor Shower

 

A once in a lifetime event.  A solar eclipse is expected to wow North America and cause a meteor shower at the same time, according to NASA.   This is an event that must not be missed.  If you do, a puppy may whimper.  The good thing about this is you do not need a telescope to see the Sun.

On Thursday afternoon and evening, an eclipse is expected to happen.  NASA scientist Dr. Grume expects the eclipse to be visible with the naked eye, and without the use of a telescope.  “It’s quite amazing really, the event will be seen without high power magnification,” said Grume.  “People can use a telescope to see it, but we do not recommend the action as it could be bad.  According to our studies, looking at the Sun with a telescope may burn a hole through your brain in less than one second of viewing.”

Grume and his team have been tracking a meteor shower in the area as well.  “A remarkable event will hit at the same time as the eclipse,” said Grume.  “A meteor shower that we will be calling the Orionid Meteor Shower; a new shower, will hit at the same time, producing fireballs that again you do not even need a telescope for.

NASA is expecting to use the Lunar Orbiter to snap a selfie with the Sun.  “If you want to know where your tax dollars are going, we’re going to have some fun with the Lunar Orbiter and do a selfie contest!”, concluded Grume.

Source: http://www.viralnewsmaker.com/2014/10/23/solar-eclipse-on-october-23rd-visible-without-telescope-may-cause-meteor-shower/

More from source:

Warning: Sunspot Produces Explosion Toward Earth That Will Impact Human Life

Cure For Ebola Found On Dog’s Tongue

 

Report abuse
The contributor has disabled comments for this story
Top Stories
Recent Stories
 

Featured

 

Top Global

 

Top Alternative

 

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.