This is Dudley Observatory’s Skywatch Line for Friday, August 12, through Sunday, August 14, written by Sam Salem. On Friday, Sun rises at 5:58am and sets at 8:01pm; Moon sets at 6:16am and rises at 8:56pm. Perseid Meteor Shower will peak after midnight on Friday. The best time for seeing the most Perseids meteors will be the hours before dawn on Saturday morning when the shower’s radiant in Perseus will be highest in the northeastern sky. Perseid Meteor Shower runs between July 17 and August 26 every year. This is the most popular shower of the year, delivering as many… Continue reading
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