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Perseid Meteor Shower, 2015.

J Randy Attwood, executive director of the Royal Astronomical Society stated, 

It is usually the strongest one of the year, so you see more meteors per minute than other meteor showers. This is the one in the year where I would say that it would be worth someone’s while to make an effort to see it.”

Promising Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight: How to See It

The annual Perseid meteor shower peaks TONIGHT, Aug. 12-13. Check the map below for your city/state's visibility. Best Visibility = up to 30-40 meteors/hour; Visible, Low Rates = up to 10 meteors/hour; and Visible, Very Low Rates = less than five meteors/

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