|Last night, Brian A. Klimowski caught this Perseid streaking over the San Francisco Peaks near Flagstaff, Arizona.|
BONUS: If you go outside a little early on Thursday evening, around sunset, you'll see a beautiful gathering of planets in the sunset sky--Venus, Mars, Saturn and the crescent Moon. It's a nice way to start a meteor watch. Sky maps may be found at http://spaceweather.com." -Spaceweather.com
It's always fun getting these e-mails! Hopefully there are few clouds and the insane amount of light pollution where all of us live is at a minimum.
Sorry for the unpersonalized post. Dave just returned from a trip to Telluride (think I can get him to write a guest post telling us about his trip?) and I'm in hard core class-prep mode.
And no, a meteorologist does not study meteors, but you'd be surprised how many people ask me that!