A bright Perseid meteor streaked across the sky on Aug. 7, 2010 in Springfield, Vermont. Image: Dennis di Cicco/Sky & Telescope

Perseid Meteor Shower 2020: A Super Simple & Useful Guide

Don’t expect a spectacular spectacle this year, but if you’ve got an hour, here’s a delightful event worth an hour of your time

Robert Roy Britt
4 min readAug 10, 2020

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One of my fondest childhood memories was lying awake on a cot in a campsite on a warm summer night, holding out for at least one shooting start before I…

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Robert Roy Britt

Editor of Aha! and Wise & Well on Medium + the Writer's Guide at writersguide.substack.com. Author of Make Sleep Your Superpower: amazon.com/dp/B0BJBYFQCB