Perseid meteor shower visible, but may be hard to see in North Carolina
The Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak before dawn on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, according to WRAL-TV.
The shower has produced up to 100 meteors an hour at 37 miles per second in past years.
The best time for viewing should be between midnight and a few hours before sunrise during those days. The shower should be visible, but may be hard to see in North Carolina.
The Supermoon is set to make a second appearance on Sunday, and this time around experts say it will be one of the year’s largest and brightest full moons.
A supermoon isn’t just any old full moon — it only happens when the moon becomes full on the same day as its perigree, which is the point in its orbit when it’s closest to Earth.
More details: WRAL-TV.