Skip to comments.Perseid meteor shower is here - Tonight best after midnight
Posted on 08/12/2010 12:32:59 AM PDT by Fred
Showers are expected Thursday, but not the wet kind that have plagued Seattle all summer.
The Perseid meteor shower will be visible Thursday night, and viewing conditions should be optimal.
The meteor shower appears every year as the Earth enters a band of dust that trails the comet Swift-Tuttle. It's one of of the more reliable night-sky events for stargazers in Seattle, and this year's show could be easier to watch because of clear skies and limited moonlight.
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It was cloudy last night in SoCal, as it has been for 4 long months now but I am praying for clearing tonight. We’re a dead end so should be able to see some action.
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