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Annual Perseid Meteor Shower Visible Late Monday Night

Perseid Meteor

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The annual Perseid Meteor Shower should be visible to the northeast on Monday night.

Watch Monday night for shooting stars. There will be a show in the sky for the next few days from the Perseid Meteor Shower.

The annual shower produces at least one bright meteor every minute.

Holcomb Observatory Director Brian Murphy says the best way to view the shower is with your eyes — no telescope or binoculars necessary — since the meteors move quickly across the sky.

“So we recommend people find a dark place, that could be their backyard, get lots of mosquito spray, and look up to the northeast,” says Murphy.

The peak time to view the shower is after 11 p.m. Monday will likely be the best night to see the shower.

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