Arietid meteor shower reached its peak


Annual meteor skein Aristide this week on June 7-8, reached its peak.

Aristide unusual because they are daytime meteors, the most intense flux after sunrise. People who Wake too early may notice a small amount Arietid before dawn. The real action, however, takes place in broad daylight.

Aristide is the strongest daylight meteor shower of the year. Its activity accounts for the period 22 may to 2 July, and the maximum on 8 June. The maximum hours it can rip about 60 meteors.

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