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Saturday, August 11, 2012

The Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend

Space.com has some information on this weekend's show, plus how to view the shower via a NASA website. The article states:
Experts predict this year's Perseid meteor shower will be an impressive sky show, with a waning crescent moon expected to interfere only slightly with the night sky display. During the meteor shower's peak this weekend (late Saturday night and into early Sunday morning), many fireballs may also visible in the night sky, NASA officials said.

"We expect to see meteor rates as high as a hundred per hour," Cooke said in a statement. "The Perseids always put on a good show."

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