VIDEO SPECIAL: Perseid Meteors vs The Supermoon

By  //  August 5, 2014

AUGUST FEATURES biggest full MoonS

ABOVE VIDEO: Which is brighter – a flurry of Perseid fireballs or a supermoon?

Sky watchers will find out this August when the biggest and brightest full Moon of 2014 arrives just in time for the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower.

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The Perseids are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Swift-Tuttle.

The Perseids are so-called because the point from which they appear to come, called the radiant, lies in the constellation Perseus.