Entries by Aoife Ryan

Ireland’s Biggest Telescope Gearing up to Catch the Perseid Meteor Shower

This week the team at I-LOFAR has been excitedly undergoing preparations for the upcoming Perseid Meteor Shower. Saturday night, 12th August 2018, is due to have the highest level of meteor activity with an expected 10 meteors per minute! What is a Meteor Shower? Meteors, more commonly known as “shooting stars”, are in fact small […]