Watching the heavens

Thousands of Israelis converged at the Ramon crater (Mitzpe Ramon) in the Negev Desert to watch the annual Perseid meteor shower. The spectacular phenomenon is caused as the Earth passes through the debris of the Swift-Tuttle comet. The next good display will occur in 2024.

https://www.timesofisrael.com/annual-meteor-shower-dazzles-thousands-of-visitors-to-israels-south/

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