Watch out for shooting stars this week! Perseids Meteor Shower! #shootingstar

The Perseids Meteor Shower will peak this week Aug. 11-13 with many shooting stars. While the moon will be just past full, there should still be plenty of good viewing. Check out this Universe Today article for more info. also has a good article that also includes viewing the meteor shower based on local weather.

Get ready for the darling of meteor showers this week — the Perseids. Who can deny their appeal? Not only is the shower rich with fiery flashes of meteoric light, but the meteors come in August when the weather’s couldn’t be more ideal. Peak activity is expected Tuesday night, Aug. 12-13, when up to 100 meteors an hour might be seen.