meteors http://michiganradio.org en Perseid meteor shower peaks overnight http://michiganradio.org/post/perseid-meteor-shower-peaks-overnight <p style="margin-left:.5in;">One of the brightest meteor showers of the year happens overnight. It&rsquo;s called the the Perseid meteor shower and although it happens for several days, it will peak around 3 a.m. Saturday.</p><p style="margin-left: 0.5in;">The meteor showers happen as the Earth makes its annual trip around the sun and encounters a particular trail of comet dust.</p> Fri, 12 Aug 2011 18:55:20 +0000 Kyle Norris 3738 at http://michiganradio.org