Attempting to fathom everything in the universe (mecurious) wrote,
Attempting to fathom everything in the universe

An Excellent Year for the Perseid Meteor Shower

Wed. night, August 11th is the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower. It is a family tradition to go out with my daughters (and occasionally my wife) to snack on muchies while staring up at the wonderous light show. I recommend driving some miles away from city (and airport beacon) lights. Take a lawn chair/lounger. It may get cooler than you think in the overnight hours so take sweatshirts, etc. If you dress in layers you can always shed/layer to be confortable.

Full Sky and Telescope article
Here's hoping for clear skies!
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