wfir-defaultThe annual Perseid meteor shower will fill the night skies with “shooting stars” for the next few days – especially after midnight and when the moon sets. Frank Barratta is with the Roanoke Valley Astronomical Society. Get away from city lights if you can says Barratta. Tonight could be especially spectacular due to a rare “outburst” that could double the number of meteors seen – another outburst isn’t expected until 2027

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