Perseid Meteor Shower To Peak August 11 and 12: "Perseid Meteor Shower To Peak August 11 and 12
for National Geographic News
August 7, 2008
Unlike short-lived solar eclipses or unpredictable auroras, meteor showers regularly offer skywatchers a dazzling show."
Under perfect conditions, observers can expect to see about 90 to100 meteors an hour, said Wayne Hally, a self-professed "meteor geek" who writes a newsletter for the North American Meteor Network.
"The peak [this year] might be the whole night." (August 11th) Get out and WATCH!!