Perseid meteor shower http://wfpl.org en Perseid Meteor Shower To Peak This Weekend http://wfpl.org/post/perseid-meteor-shower-peak-weekend <p>The peak viewing period for the annual Perseid meteor shower occurs this weekend.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Dozens of meteors may be visible to the naked eye at certain times.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; They&#39;re the result of Earth passing through a debris field from the Swift-Tuttle comet.</p><p>Eastern Kentucky University physics professor Marco Ciocca says it&rsquo;s not the only time meteors and other space material make their mark over Kentucky.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 20:02:51 +0000 Stu Johnson, Kentucky Public Radio and Rick Howlett 1270 at http://wfpl.org Perseid Meteor Shower To Peak This Weekend