Kunming can see the "Super Moon" today and two meteor showers this month

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  • 264540 2017-12-3 23:10:08


In Kunming in December, the thick clouds gradually dispersed, and the bright winter starry sky appeared to the public. This month, there will be astronomical phenomena such as "Super Moon", "September 5", "Gemini Meteor Shower" and "Little Bear Meteor Shower".

The reporter learned from the Yunnan Astronomical Lovers Association that today is the full moon too close, and it appears that the "super moon" 14% larger than usual appeared on this day. In addition, there will be a "horizontal landscape" of "Bi Su Wu He Yue" on that day.

At 14 o'clock on the 14th, there will be a maximum of the Gemini meteor shower, one of the three major meteor showers in the northern hemisphere. Although it is difficult to see the meteors during the day, from 22 pm to the evening of the 14th, Citizens can face the East and see the shooting stars passing through the vast starry sky. If you missed the glorious meteor shower in Gemini, you can also face north at 23:00 on the 22nd, try to find the footprint of the meteor in the little bear meteor shower.

From the 16th to the 17th, the 8th Yunnan Starry Sky Conference jointly organized by the Yunnan Observatory of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Yunnan Astronomical Society and the Yunnan Astronomy Lovers Association will be opened at Shilin Blueberry Manor Curtain. Look at the stars, recognize the constellations, contact the telescope, try astrophotography, there are many big coffees to share with you in various ways to get close to the starry sky.

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