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Wednesday's Meteor Shower Will Be At Peak Visibility

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A meteor from the 2009 Leonid Meteor Shower.

It's an annual sky show, the Perseid Meteor Showers should be at their peak visibility tonight.

Since the moon is almost new Wednesday, there will be very little interference and it wont light up the sky or diminish meteor visibility.

The best time to see the meteor showers is in the early morning beginning at midnight as the Earth turns toward the stream.

I spoke with the director of the Scherzer Observatory at Eastern Michigan University, Norbert Vance, and you can hear the interview here:

Lisa Barry was a reporter, and host of All Things Considered on 89.1 WEMU.