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Comet Halley's Particles causes Meteor Shower visible till May 28

Comet Halley's Particles causes Meteor Shower visible till May 28

Hyderabad, May 6 (UNI) Away from city lights, two hours before Sunrise, people in India and across the world can witness Annual Meteor Shower called Eta Aquarids till May 28.

Observed since time immemorial, Meteor shower are commonly known as shooting stars which are nothing but dust flakes of comet/asteroid entering earth atmosphere.

This Annual Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower peaked on Wednesday at 02.30 am on Wednesday whereas presence of Full Moon was an obstacle outshining bright streaks of lights of this meteor shower zipping across the South Eastern sky.

As this meteor shower is active till May 28, people can still watch this celestial spectacle in early morning every day, Planetary Society of India (PSI) Director N Sri Raghunandan Kumar interacting with UNI said.

As per International Meteor Organization (IMO), 50 meteors per hour are expected to be seen on day of peak today. And this number would vary as days pass on till May 28 while earth passes through dust cloud of comet debris in its orbit.

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Telangana Govt extends lockdown in containment zones till June 30; Restrictions lifted on inter-state travel

31 May 2020 | 10:59 PM

Hyderabad, May 31 (UNI) Telangana government on Sunday night decided to extend lockdown in containment zones up to June 30 in the state while in other zones it will remain till June 7.

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Puducherry to allow further relaxation: CM

Puducherry to allow further relaxation: CM

31 May 2020 | 9:30 PM

Puducherry, May 31 (UNI) The Puducherry administration will provide further relaxation in the lock- down rules as per the guidelines from the Central government, the Union Territory (UT) Chief minister V Narayanasamy said here on Sunday.

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About 1,31,651 people arrive Kerala from outside

About 1,31,651 people arrive Kerala from outside

31 May 2020 | 9:22 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (UNI) As many as 1,31,651 people have reached Kerala from other States and foreign countries till date due to COVID related issues.

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Sabarimala: Ayyappa temple opens for idol re-installation anniversary

31 May 2020 | 9:21 PM

Kottayam, May 31 (UNI) As part of a one-day celebration of idol reinstallation anniversary the Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala was opened on Sunday evening.

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Covid-19: East Godavari sees record 25 fresh cases

31 May 2020 | 8:58 PM

Kakinada, May 31(UNI) Despite the stringent measures initiated and enforced to contain the dreaded Covid-19, it is spreading fast in East Godavari district. On Sunday, a record number of 25 fresh Corona positive cases were reported.

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