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Friday, August 11, 2023 8:00 PM

Red Rock Star Party - Perseid Meteors

Perseid Meteor Shower — Ralph Paonessa

The evening of Aug 11-12 will be the peak night of this years Perseid Meteor Shower, and because New Moon is on Aug 16th, it should optimal for observing the shower.

* IMPORTANT: Please check here for POSSIBLE WEATHER CANCELLATIONS. *

Activity

Perseid Meteor Shower

Bring a comfortable recliner and observe the peak of the annual Perseid Meteor Shower from the dark skies of Red Rock Canyon State Park. This year's shower peaks on the night of August 11 and past midnight to the morning of August 12. With the New Moon August 16, skies should be optimal for observing the shower.

Location

Red Rock Canyon State Park

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