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Network of video cameras poised to catch meteor showers over Meteor Crater

Phys.org - Sun 12 Aug 18

Just in time for the upcoming Perseid meteor shower, a new meteor surveillance station has come on-line at Meteor Crater, Arizona. A box of 16 off-the-shelf video surveillance cameras is used ...

Perseids meteor shower: How to see it, when it will pass overhead – and how to actually pronounce it

The Independent - Fri 10 Aug 18

Two things are likely to get in your way – but you can do something about one of them

The cautionary tail of Comet Swift–Tuttle

Phys.org - Fri 10 Aug 18

Comet Swift–Tuttle, formally 109P/Swift–Tuttle, is an enormous, icy comet on a 133 year orbit around the Sun, and the reason for the spectacular annual Perseids meteor showers on Earth.

Perseids meteor shower: Stunning celestial sight approaches as shooting stars to be brighter than ever

The Independent - Thu 9 Aug 18

View should be visible across the world

This Is the Best Time to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower

TIME - Thu 9 Aug 18

The 2018 Perseids will peak on the nights of Aug. 11-12 and Aug. 12-13

When and how to watch the 2018 Perseid meteor shower

Cosmos Magazine - Thu 9 Aug 18

For sky-watchers in the north, this weekend promises to be spectacular. Ben Lewis reports.

How To Watch The Year's Greatest Meteor Shower: The Perseids

Discover Magazine - Tue 7 Aug 18

Call your friends. It’s time once again for the annual Perseid meteor shower, typically the greatest shower of the year. This event occurs during the Northern Hemisphere summer, so even many ...

'Great show' predicted for Perseid meteor peak on August 12–13

Phys.org - Tue 7 Aug 18

The Perseid meteor shower, an annual celestial event beloved by millions of skywatchers around the world, is about to make its annual return to the night sky. And thanks to a new Moon, there'll ...

"Great Show" predicted for Perseid meteor peak on August 12-13, SpaceDaily - Tue 7 Aug 18

The best photos from the 2018 Perseids meteor shower

Popular Science - Tue 14 Aug 18

Space Capturing a meteor shower takes serious photographic skill, but the results are worth the effort. Capturing a meteor shower takes serious photographic skill, but the ...

Perseid meteor shower 2018 in pictures

FOXNews - Tue 14 Aug 18

Pictures show the stunning 2018 Perseid meteor shower.

Perseid Meteor Show Wows Skywatchers with Celestial Fireworks (Photos)

Livescience - Tue 14 Aug 18

Brilliant displays of Perseid meteors lit up the heavens this past weekend as the annual Perseid meteor shower reached its peak.

Perseid Meteor Show Wows Skywatchers with Celestial Fireworks (Photos), SPACE.com - Mon 13 Aug 18

The Dazzling Perseid Meteor Shower of 2018 in Photos

SPACE.com - Mon 13 Aug 18

See photos of the Perseid meteor shower of 2018 — featuring fireballs, Mars and the Milky Way!

'Brightest Ever' Perseids Meteor Shower revealed in stunning new photos

Daily Mail - Mon 13 Aug 18

Stargazers around the world will be able to see the Perseids for the last time tonight. The annual event will be visible in Central America, Asia, much of Africa, and parts of South America. ...

New Cameras to Track Perseid Meteor Shower from Meteor Crater

SPACE.com - Sun 12 Aug 18

A team of scientists are hoping to see one of the year's best meteor showers from one of the most scenic places on Earth: Meteor Crater.

Perseid Meteor Shower 2018 Peaks Tonight! How to Watch Online

SPACE.com - Sun 12 Aug 18

The 2018 Perseid meteor shower peaks overnight tonight (Aug. 12-13) but you'll need dark, clear skies to see it. Here's where you can watch online.

Perseid Meteor Shower 2018 Weather Forecast: Smoke May Screen Out Western US

SPACE.com - Sat 11 Aug 18

It's an excellent year to see the Perseid meteor shower, but clouds and smoke may obstruct the view for skywatchers in much of the U.S.

Return of the Perseids Meteor Shower, 2018

KQED Science - Fri 10 Aug 18

It's time for the annual Perseids meteor shower, which peaks in activity on the morning of August 13.

Perseids meteor shower will be brighter than EVER this year

Daily Mail - Fri 10 Aug 18

Stargazers around the world will be able to see the Perseids alongside a new moon. The best views will be in Mexico and Central America, Asia, much of Africa, and parts of South America. ...

The 2018 Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend! Here's What to Expect

SPACE.com - Fri 10 Aug 18

The new moon of August comes on Saturday the 11th this year, perfectly timed to bring dark, moonless nights around the peak of the Perseid meteor shower.

Making the Most of the 2018 Perseid Meteor Shower Using Mobile Apps

SPACE.com - Fri 10 Aug 18

This weekend brings us one of 2018's best astronomical events: the Perseid meteor shower. Here's how to see it with the help of mobile apps.

Here's How to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower This Weekend

Livescience - Fri 10 Aug 18

The Perseid meteor shower is expected to dazzle the night sky with hundreds of shooting stars on Saturday and Sunday night (Aug. 11 and 12).

Why the Perseid Meteor Shower Blazes Through the Sky Every Summer

Livescience - Thu 9 Aug 18

Here's why you can expect a dazzling show in the night sky this weekend.

In Central Idaho, the Perseid Meteor Shower Will Shine in Country's Darkest Skies

SPACE.com - Thu 9 Aug 18

Get ready for the Perseid meteor shower this weekend. The stunning event will appear in skies across the country, and we're traveling to perhaps the best location to watch the shower: the recently ...

How YOU can see the 'best meteor shower of the year': Perseids will peak this weekend

Daily Mail - Wed 8 Aug 18

Shooting stars will be visible north and south of the equator, though observers in mid-northern latitudes will have the best views. The US, Europe, and Canada will catch the Perseids at their ...

You have questions about the Perseid meteor shower. We have answers.

Popular Science - Wed 8 Aug 18

Space Shower your friends with meteor facts. This weekend, if you head outside after sunset and it happens to be a clear night, look up. The sky will be putting on its annual ...

Are You Ready For the Weekend’s Perseid Meteor Shower?

Geek.com - Wed 8 Aug 18

August is chock full of cosmic treats—including this weekend’s Perseid peak. The most popular meteor shower of the year will climax on the nights of Aug. 11 to 12 and 12 to 13 […] The ...

Photograph the 2018 Perseid Meteor Shower with These NASA Tips

SPACE.com - Tue 7 Aug 18

Wondering how to capture the beautiful, ephemeral streaks of a meteor shower? Just in time for the Perseids, which peak this weekend (Aug. 11 to 13), here's a rundown by NASA of the best ways ...

The 2018 Perseid meteor shower promises spectacular views this week

FOXNews - Tue 7 Aug 18

The best meteor shower this year is here: The Perseids peak this weekend, promising dazzling views for skywatchers in dark areas.

The 2018 Perseid Meteor Shower Promises Spectacular Views This Week, SPACE.com - Mon 6 Aug 18

Perseid meteor shower 2018: How to watch the dazzling light show in the night sky

Fastcompany Tech - Sat 11 Aug 18

This may be the best meteor shower in years. This weekend the night sky will light up with the debris left behind by the Swift-Tuttle comet. The Perseid meteors, which earn their name through ...

Week in images

ESA - Fri 10 Aug 18

Our week through the lens: 6 - 10 August 2018

How NASA Will Watch the 2018 Perseid Meteor Shower

Wired Science - Fri 10 Aug 18

Every night, 17 video cameras scan the skies for meteors.

We’re livestreaming the Perseid meteor shower

Astronomy.com - Thu 9 Aug 18

Share in the sky show with a 4K ultra HD video stream overnight on August 12-13.

A cautionary tail

ESA - Thu 9 Aug 18

Operations image of the week: comet Swift–Tuttle leaves in its wake a trail of cometary debris — the cause of the annual Perseids meteor showers and a reminder of Earth's ...

The Perseid Meteor Shower

Sciencebase Blog - Thu 9 Aug 18

VirtualAstro just got in touch to alert me to the fact that the Perseid Meteor Shower will peak this weekend. He has the skinny on when and how to watch. “I want to make things easy for ...

Party with the Perseids

Astronomy.com - Tue 7 Aug 18

This meteor shower is the most famous, and in 2018 it will again be one of amateur astronomy's great social events.

The sky this week for August 3 to 12

Astronomy.com - Fri 3 Aug 18

Planets and meteors abound in the sky this week.