Perseid meteors

August 11, 2017

The Perseids are usually the best meteor shower of the year. The peak will be on Saturday, with perhaps as many as 100 shooting stars per hour (although any meteor shower is best after midnight). that’s 1-2 a minute. There’s a rumour going around that this year it will be far more amazing than usual, perhaps even visible in the daytime. Sadly this is baloney, probably for the clicks. The…