Watching the Perseid Meteor Shower 12–13 August

The Perseid meteor shower, birdfeeders, and the Sagan Standard — What’s the cosmic connection?

The Perseid meteor shower will put on a show on the nights of 12–13 August! Image credit: The Cosmic Companion

This Thursday and Friday night, 12–13 August, skygazers in the northern hemisphere will be treated to the return of the annual Perseid meteor shower — one of the best such displays of the year!

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Writing about space since I was 10, still not Carl Sagan. Weekly video show, podcast, comics, more: www.thecosmiccompanion.net