ASTRONOMY: Perseids 2011

Perseids Meteor shower live
Perseids 2011: visual data quicklook | Perseids and the Weather | Perseid meteor shower peaks in the early hours of Saturday |
Find out how to see the most meteors despite full moon’s glare |
Tips from Chabot about sighting the Perseid Meteor Shower

spaceweather: What’s up in space

The best time to look is Saturday morning, Aug. 13, just before dawn when the Moon is low and meteor rates are peaking. Some observers will also see the International Space Station, which coincidentally flies over many US towns and cities during the shower’s peak: ISS tracker.

NASA SCIENCE NEWS: Spaceships, Meteors, and Moonlight

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