Friday, August 12, 2016
Persid Meteor Shower
The Internet said it was peak last night. So I got up at midnight and went out to see. And I did see three good bright meteors in about 20 minutes. To get a good view I went up to the Peabody Slopes parking lot. The sky was lighter than optimum, the moon hadn't quite set yet although it was below the tree line. All I had to do was look straight up, and there they were. The flash was too quick to photograph, at least not with my humble point-n-shoot. If I do this again, remember to bring a flashlight and a folding chair.