Period in August, 6-12, before the beginning of the regular program, at digital planetarium there will be showed special 10-minutes live presentation on the topic of Perseids, better known by the name Tears of St. Lawrence.
For watching ''the falling stars'', the best preparation is to visit Astronomical Centre Rijeka. During the short presentation before the regular program visitors can find out about the ideal spot to observe the sky, when the peak of shower will be visible and how to to spot as many as meteors as possible. Thanks to the technology at the digital planetarium and professional operators, despite the cloudy sky and possible rain, visitors will enjoy while watching the meteor shower on the 8 meter dome above their heads.
Perseids are considered to be the most beautiful as well as the densest meteor shower. While meteors travel through the Earth's atmosphere, their bright trail is visible for a long time, and during warm summer nights, it's possible to spot them more than 100 in a single hour.
Ticket price for the special presentation and regular program is 10 kuna for children, students, seniors and people with disabilities, and 20 kuna for adults.
More information and reservation you can get on the t. 00385 51455700 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Published: August, 2014)