The meteor shower's actual peak is around 1 p.m. on August 12, which means that the night before and the night after will both have good rates.
The meteor shower will peak in the morning hours between Sunday August 12 and Monday August 13.
With all the talk about the Great American Eclipse, you may have forgotten to put this on your calendar: The Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak this weekend. Perseids occurs normally every year in August with a flare rate of about 80-100 per hour at 60km per second speed.
As shown in the simulation below, the meteoroid stream from Comet Swift-Tuttle is not completely uniform, so there are times when we pass through more diffuse sections, and other times when we pass through parts where the comet debris is more concentrated. A good number of Perseid meteors will be bright, so you should be able to see Perseids, despite the moonlit glare. The bits and pieces from comet Swift-Tuttle slam into the Earth's upper atmosphere at some 210,000 kilometers (130,000 miles) per hour, lighting up the nighttime with fast-moving Perseid meteors. Their forecast was right, and at the shower's peak, some skywatchers saw over 200 meteors per hour!
If you're from Detroit or another big city, we suggest you go outside of town! Rising at around 11 p.m. on Friday night, and around midnight on Saturday night, the Moon will present a source of light pollution in the sky, that will washed out numerous fainter meteors.
In April, Antelope Island was named an International Dark Sky Park - a place where light pollution is so minimal that visitors have a much easier time appreciating the wonders of the night sky.
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