Time for August’s Perseids Meteor Shower

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Image Credit & Copyright: Me of Iridium satellite 6.  I don’t have any meteor shower images yet, my bad.

If you want to see a meteor shower, this will be the one to watch in 2015.

The morning of Tuesday, August 11, through the morning of Thursday, August 13 before dawn will host the peak viewing hours for this year’s annual Perseids meteor shower.  As with all meteor showers there’s an estimated viewing window aka; “active dates” which in this case run from mid-July to late August.  Peak viewing however, is almost primarily a single given night through the following morning before dawn.

This year’s peak hourly rates will be a wonderful 50-75 per hour and you will want to be looking in the general direction of Perseus in the north.  This is a primarily Northern Hemisphere show and a real treat this year is that the big floodlight in…

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Author: rjbailey

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