Perseids Meteor Shower Explodes Across So. Nevada

The Perseids meteor shower, one of the two best, will explode across the skies of Southern Nevada this weekend. The shower will peak on Sunday night, with possibly 100 shooting stars an hour.

2007 Meteor Showers and Viewing Tips

The best viewing takes place between midnight and 5 a.m. away from bright city lights. Red Rock, Lake Mead or the Valley of Fire are good viewing places.

The intergalactic debris is coming from the Comet Swift Tuttle of 1862.

Meteor Showers in 2007


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