The Meteor Shower’s orbit around Earth is not a perfect circle. It’s an ellipse, a saucer shape that’s longer than it is wide.
That means as the Meteor Shower follows this orbit, it’s sometimes closer to the Earth and sometimes farther away.
At perigee, eclipse time the closest spot in its orbit to the Earth,
In this application you will find:
What is a Meteor Shower 2017?
What is the cause of the Meteor Shower?
What is the meaning of the Meteor Shower?
Why does the moon look so big now?
Why does the moon look so big and orange?
Is there a blood moon tonight?
Why is the moon big and orange?
What happens if there is a red moon?
How often do we get a Meteor Shower?
How many times do we see a full moon in a year?
Why is a blue moon blue?
What causes the blood moon?
What is the Meteor Shower lunar eclipse?
When the moon is farthest to the earth what is it called?
What is not caused by the moon?
How many days are there between the full moon and the new moon?
How long does it take for the moon to go through all of its phases?