Perseids is in fine form this year not least as we have a new moon this week which will mean there will be no light pollution from the moon which often spoils the show.
The show will peak on Thursday night/Friday morning and up to 100 meteors an hour are predicted, with the highest numbers being seen in the early hours of Friday morning.
Personally I love this show, it makes me tingle, its just so pretty.
So you need a big blanket and cushions on the ground to lie on, with a flask of hot chocolate or a cool glass of fizz (depending on the temperature) and maybe just a little bit of chocolate to while away an hour or two before bed.
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