This Weekend’s Montana Meteor Shower Will Be One Of The Best
This weekend is predicted to be one of the best weekends of the summer for the Perseids. This is a meteor shower that will be best seen the morning of August 12 and August 13th.
Here are the details you will want to know including what to expect from the Perseids Meteors.
Best time to watch.
You are going to get the best view during the early morning hours, by early morning I mean just before dawn. This is because the Perseid meteors tend to strengthen in number as late night deepens into the wee hours.
What you can expect (with ideal conditions).
If the skies are clear (fingers crossed), you could see up to 90 meteors per hour! That is crazy to think about! I feel like the whole sky would be full of shooting balls of fire.
The August Perseid meteor shower is not only rich and steady, but are also full of color. You will most likely see the persistent trains (tails) of these meteors as they shoot across the sky. All of these factors make the Perseid shower perhaps the most beloved meteor shower for the Northern Hemisphere.
Whether you need to set your alarm to wake up, or pull an all-nighter with friends laying under the stars, you will not want to miss one of the best meteor showers of the year.
We are blessed with Big Skies here in Montana. Not only do we get to see the incredible northern lights, but we also get some of the best views of these meteor showers as well.