Perseid Meteor Shower 2017: How, When and Where to Watch the Year’s Best Cosmic Light Show

Perseid Meteor Shower 2017: How, When and Where to Watch the Year's Best Cosmic Light Show By Hannah Osborne On 8/8/17 at 10:54 AM Close Tech & Science NASA meteor shower perseids 2017 The Perseid meteor shower, one of the best shooting star displays of the year, is set to peak on August 12. It is expected to produce up to 150 meteors per hour and will be visible across the Northern Hemisphere. The best time to watch the shower is late on August 12, or early the following morning. Stargazers hoping to watch the event should find an area away from light pollution and get settled in a comfortable position, allowing about half an hour for their eyes to acclimatize to the dark. Alternatively, a live broadcast of the shower will be shown via the Slooh website on August 12 from 8 p.m. Eastern time. Astronomers will discuss the…

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