Great balls of fire! Perseid meteor shower to fly by
The Perseid shower each August displays up to 60 meteors an hour across the summer skies.
Posted: Friday, August 9, 2013 12:00 am
A sky-watcher's annual delight, the Perseid meteor shower, is now reaching its peak in the night skies.
The shower every August displays up to 60 meteors an hour across the summer skies. Showtime begins about an hour or so before midnight. The best viewing is just before dawn.
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Friday, August 9, 2013 12:00 am.