Google Doodle to visualize amazing celestial event Perseid Meteor Shower 2014 landed on homepage of search giant in various countries on 11 August. Animated Doodle features shooting starts and music in perfect blend.
Google Doodle designer Sophie Diao share her experience in designing Meteor Shower in Google page. Users will see a play button in center of doodle, clicking on it you can here composition of Niko Leiva, with tracks ,a smooth journey in night is visualized on screen. Doodle also have option of forward, rewind, play and pause options also the doodle takes you to search page for Perseid Meteor Shower 2014.
What is Perseid Meteor Shower?
Happening every August as part of comet Swift Tuttle , Perseid Meteor Shower is one of the most awaited event by meteor enthusiastic and astronomers. Meteor shower Perseid is radiates from Constellation Perseus. As per the observations, it is possible to watch 100’s of meteors in an hour during second week of August.
Perseid Meteoroids are bright and tiny in size. It moves with 133,200 mph in earth atmosphere and has approximate temperature 3000 degree Fahrenheit.
As per Greek Mythology, Meteor Shower Persied is named from Greek Mythological hero Perseus son. Also, there are many other mythological, traditional beliefs and legends regarding Meteor shower from Constellation Perseus during July and August.
Perseid Meteor Shower 2014
In 2014, Perseid Meteor Shower could be seen in peak during 10 to 14th of the month August in Northern Hemisphere . Due to SuperMoon , viewing the Meteor Shower may have some inconvenience though you can have the sight of beautiful Fireball Campion on these days in sky.
Perseid activity already started in month of July, almost around July 17. For Sky watchers, now also there is chance to view this amazing magic of Universe.
Google Doodle mark the Perseid Meteor Shower and also makes users to set alarms and watch sky.
So, enjoy night, Don’t miss to watch sky out of your window.