Every August, just when many people go vacationing in the country where skies are dark, the best-known meteor shower — the Perseid meteor shower — makes its appearance.
The “shooting stars” promise to deliver an excellent show this year to anyone with clear and dark skies away from urban and suburban lights.
The best time to watch for meteors will be from the late-night hours of Wednesday, Aug, 11 on through the predawn hours of Aug. 13 – two full nights and early mornings. Patient skywatchers with good conditions could see up to 60 shooting stars an hour or more. [Top 10 Perseid Meteor Shower Facts]
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