Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Meteor Shower Early Thursday..


Perseids 2015: Biggest meteor shower of the year peaks tonight

Watch for shooting stars tonight — the biggest meteor 
shower of the year will reach its peak, and unusually 
dark skies could make it an especially good show.

The annual Perseid meteor shower happens every 
August when Earth passes through debris left by comet 
Swift-Tuttle. When the tiny chunks of rock crash through
 the Earth's atmosphere and burn up, they leave trails of 
light that we see as meteors. The Perseids produce more
visible meteors than any other annual meteor shower.

This year, the Perseids peak early Thursday morning, 
and the best time to watch is between midnight and 

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