Sunday, August 07, 2016
Perseid Meteor Outburst
Source - Space Weather News for August 7, 2016: http://spaceweather.com
PERSEID METEOR OUTBURST: Do you love the Perseid meteor shower? This year, you will love it even more. Forecasters say the 2016 Perseids should be twice as active as usual, filling the sky with 200+ meteors per hour on peak nights between Aug. 11th and 13th. This is happening because Earth is heading for an unusually rich stream of debris from parent comet Swift-Tuttle.
Visit http://spaceweather.com for sky maps, observing tips, and links to live webcasts of the Perseid outburst.