Why the 2012 Perseid Meteor Shower is Super Special

Perseid Meteor Shower 2012

The Perseid meteor shower is underway. There’s more to see than meteors, however, when the shower peaks on August 11th through 13th. The brightest planets in the solar system are lining up in the middle of the display.  Check out this video from NASA for a great explanation as to why this year’s show is extra special:

Visit science.nasa.gov for more.

Source: NASA

1 Comment

  1. tarajean said,

    August 12, 2012 at 12:57 pm

    Reblogged this on Happy Valley Mama and commented:
    If only the clouds would go away for more than an hour at a time tonight.

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