August 11-13 is the date for the annual Perseid meteor shower, and this year the space-pros are promising a good one! The Moon is just a wee crescent and wont be providing a lot of light to distract from the spectacle of 60-70 shooting stars per hour. Now there is a chance for some much needed rain in our area, but if skies clear between midnight and sunrise, we’ll have a chance to get a good look at them. Peak is just before midnight Sunday through sunrise Monday, so early risers might spot a few if the weather cooperates. If you’re up and out enjoy the show! It’s always good to keep looking up, Perseids or not.