There’s An Incredible Meteor Shower Happening This Summer And Missouri Has A Front Row Seat
In rural Missouri, stars light up the night sky. This year, we’re in for an extra special treat because a meteor shower will be viable all across the state this summer. The annual Perseid Meteor Shower will be taking place on the night of August 11th and 12th this year. The 11th falls on a Saturday, so plan accordingly and stay up all night to watch this beautiful, natural phenomenon. Missouri is home to one of the best viewing spots in our country! Keep reading to find out where you’ll want to go.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Are you looking forward to the Perseids Meteor Shower? Are you planning to watch from Washington State Park? Tell us what you think in the comments below.
Liz is a Missouri native with a B.A. in English from Mizzou and a M.A. in Non-Profit Administration from Lindenwood University. She works for a STL metro-area community college and enjoys writing, traveling, and indoor cycling. Her true passion is forcing her encyclopedic knowledge of Missouri facts on uninterested strangers from across the globe!
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