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.