Get your Perseids on

Posted on Thursday, August 12th 2010 at 1:48 a.m.

The Perseid meteor showers are one of the most reliable meteor showers visible by the naked eye.  They take place from mid-July through mid-August each year, with peak activity being between August 9-14.  This year’s peak activity will be on August 12.

To celebrate, the Christa McAuliffe Planetarium in Concord NH is featuring a Perseid and Pizza Party Thursday August 12.  Pizza will be served from 8:00 - 9:30, there will be a presentation from 9:30-10:00 and then viewing will begin at 10:00.

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