There will be a new "super moon," Saturn, and Perseids.
The director of NASA's Meteoroid Environment department, Bill Cooke, believes that this may be the best meteor display of the year. He studies the weather.
With the moon in your back on Saturday morning, you might be able to view 10 to 15 meteors per hour under dark sky.
It fluctuates between 50 and 100 in certain years, but this year it might surpass all past showers.
The "super moon" there isn't a super moon definition in astronomy. It describes a full moon that rises after the moon makes its closest approach to the planet.
It will appear enormous on the horizon as it rises at 9:36 p.m. on Thursday, an illusion NASA said defies "scientific explanation." Why?
Moon travel? According to Karen Masters of Haverford College, the moon will appear 30% brighter as it moves farther into the sky than when it is closest to Earth.
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