In a previous post I was telling you how to make the most of the Perseid shower, and now, it’s time to make the most of that know-how.
Good news for sky gazers in America: drier air should move into the Mid-Atlantic along with decreasing cloud-cover, which will almost definitely make for a good viewing. If you have a good, cloudless, visibility, you can spot up to 80 meteors per hour during the peek of the Perseids. However, after this weekend’s peak, the meteor shower will quickly dwindle, ending likely by August 22.
Andrei's background is in geophysics, and he's been fascinated by it ever since he was a child. Feeling that there is a gap between scientists and the general audience, he started ZME Science -- and the results are what you see today.