Sri Lanka to witness meteor shower tonight

Sri Lanka to witness meteor shower tonight

Sri Lanka to witness meteor shower tonight

Written by Staff Writer

24 May, 2014 | 12:34 pm

The world will be able to witness a meteor shower on Saturday.

Chandana Jayaratne,  Professor in the Physical Sciences Division at Colombo University, said that this rare occurrence will take place at about 1 p.m.

He further said that even though it might be difficult for Sri Lankans to witness the event during the afternoon, Americans and Canadians will have the opportunity to closely observe the meteor shower.

Professor Jayaratne said the Sri Lankans will be able to witness the meteor shower during the night. The professor further said the meteor shower can be seen with the naked eye.

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