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Best places in central Taiwan to view Perseid meteor shower

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stargazing enthusiasts are invited to visit six places in central Taiwan from which to enjoy the annual Perseid meteor shower, which will peak Wednesday night (Aug. 12). ...

Perseid meteor shower visible in Taiwan mid-August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Perseid meteor shower will be perfectly visible from Alishan mid-August, the Chiayi Forestry Bureau announced Monday, July 16. The show can best be viewed from Alis...

Join the fun at three ocean festivals along Taiwan’s north coast this summer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Summer is a great time to release energy, to embrace the sea, to enjoy music, and to have fun. The North Coast & Guanyinshan National Scenic Area Administration (NCGNSAA...

Perseid meteor shower 'warm-up act' for this month's eclipse

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Consider this weekend's Perseid meteor shower an opening act for the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21. Astronomers are projecting a slightly higher than nor...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

Dazzling Perseid meteor shower expected next week: museum

Taipei, Aug. 4 (CNA) Stargazers in Taiwan could be treated to a spectacular Perseid meteor shower show between Aug. 11-12 with double the number of shooting stars than previous years, the Taipei As...

Solar eclipse to be highlight of 2016 sky: museum

The most exciting celestial event in 2016 will be a total solar eclipse in March, although people in Taiwan will only see part of it due to the country's geographical location, the Taipei Astronomi...