Perseids Pay A Visit

Look to the skies tonight and early Tuesday, August 12 for a wish!  The Perseid Meteor Showers are cruising near earth.  The best viewing will be during the predawn hours Tuesday.  However, it certainly won’t hurt to look tonight or even tomorrow night. 

The Perseids originate from the Swift-Tuttle Comet and were first observed by Chinese astronomers in 36 A.D.  They are known for their long streaks and you may see a few dozen per hour.  The comet particles hit the earth at 132,000mph!


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