Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Morning Meteors of the Perseid Kind

I went out both Friday and Saturday night this past weekend for an early preview of the Perseid Meteor Shower. This image highlights many of the meteors I saw Saturday night on a very early morning sky.

This weekend (August 12-14) will be the peak of the shower. NASA has put together a page featuring some of my photos to help plan your Perseid viewing experience. You can see it here:

And the BBC has blogged this new 2011 Perseid image here: