LIVE: Perseids Meteor Shower To Peak Tonight

By  //  August 13, 2014

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Projected peak rates are 30-40 meteors/hour

ABOVE VIDEO: Tune In to SpaceCoastDaily.com to watch the annual Perseid meteor shower. Although the almost-full moon will wash out fainter meteors, there should still be a good show of brighter meteors in this prolific shower. Projected peak rates are 30-40 meteors/hour.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — On the night of Aug. 12-13, the annual Perseid meteor shower will peak in the skies over Earth.

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Although the almost-full moon will wash out fainter meteors, there should still be a good show of brighter meteors in this prolific shower. Projected peak rates are 30-40 meteors/hour.

Most of the world can see the Perseids any time after full dark, with peak viewing in the two hours before dawn (your local time).

Dr. Bill Cooke and his team of meteor scientists will take your questions via live web chat on the night of Aug. 12-13.

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