Here Come the Perseids!
The late-night sky will be moonless for meteor watching during this year's shower.
By Alan M. MacRobert
The most familiar annual meteor shower — which happens during many people's vacation seasons — should reach its 2005 peak on Thursday and Friday nights, August 11–12 and 12–13. The first-quarter Moon will set in mid - to late evening, leaving the sky nicely dark for the prime meteor-watching hours from about midnight until the first glimmer of dawn...(full story linked above)
08 August 2005
Perseid Meteor Shower: August 11th-13th
Posted by berd
The annual Perseid meteor shower arrives later this week. It will be a wonderful opportunity to find some dark skies and take in the awesome night sky, which will be highlighted by the luminous streaking of speeding bits of space dust!