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Every August, just when many people go vacationing in the country where skies are dark, the best-known meteor shower — the Perseid meteor shower — makes its appearance.
The "shooting stars" promise to deliver an excellent show this year to anyone with clear and dark skies away from urban and suburban lights.
The best time to watch for meteors will be from the late-night hours of Wednesday, Aug, 11 on through the predawn hours of Aug. 13 – two full nights and early mornings. Patient skywatchers with good conditions could see up to 60 shooting stars an hour or more.
This should be very cool!
Glad you posted this. I used to keep my kids awake to watch the light show in the past. Now I'll be doing this for my grandson! I have a plus, now. I live way out in the country, it's very dark with no city lights, so I should get a spectacular show!
The event is also known as "The Tears of St. Lawrence."
Observers with exceptional skies often record even larger numbers. Typically during an overnight watch, the Perseids are capable of producing a number of bright, flaring and fragmenting meteors, which leave fine trains in their wake.
by Seckin Esen5 years ago
What is meteor shower?Have you ever witnessed a meteor shower or would you want to watch it?
by Person of Interest6 years ago
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by James Bowden5 years ago
Does anyone have a specific interest in observing the various meteor showers that appear in our night skies throughout the various months of the year? October 20th-21st for one, which is this evening, is going to...
by Randy Godwin8 years ago
I was mistaken about the peak time and thought is was 3:00 A.M Wednesday morning. No matter, it was cloudy here anyway. I,ll catch the morning show if the sky clears, you never know what you may see.
by Brenda Durham5 years ago
http://www.space.com/20751-lyrid-meteor … g-now.htmlIt's a little unclear as to when's a good time to see this.......one place said tonight or 6:30 in the morning, another said tomorrow night..........
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