2012 Perseid Meteor Shower topic page

8:09 am on Saturday August 11, 2012

'Best meteor shower of the year' happening this weekend

Flickr user ashley.adcox On the nights of August 11 through 13, 2012, the heavenly display will be best viewed after 10 p.m. and won't really kick into high gear until the pre-dawn hours.  The Perseids meteor shower is thanks to the 130-year orbit...