Perseid Meteor Shower

It's that time again. One of the best and most consistent meteor showers of the year is the Perseid shower, and it's happening August 11-14. The peak of the shower should be early in the morning August 12th. In Utah, visibility usually begins around ten or eleven, and can be pretty amazing by midnight or even 1 in the morning. Generally one can expect  between 50 and 100 meteors per hour (from experience I can say that you probably won't see them all, but there are usually enough that if you have a nice blanket, and a little bit of patience, you can usually get a pretty good show).
Cedar Breaks is a great place to watch the show, and they're hosting a star party. 
Just watch out for deer... and elk when you come down off the mountain.

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