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Best Meteor Shower of the Year

PostPosted: Thu Aug 13, 2015 12:31 pm
by Nightspore
The Best Meteor Shower of the Year Is Tonight, and Here’s How to Watch it ~ io9

http://io9.com/the-best-meteor-shower-o ... 1723568562

What Are the Perseids?

The Perseids are an annual meteor shower that greets us at the end of each summer. We’ve actually been seeing a few Perseids scattered around the sky since early last month, but the bulk of them will spill over into the sky tonight and tomorrow night. But if the Perseids are just one meteor shower out of several a year, what is it that makes it the absolute best? ~ op cit