Eyes Up: Most Popular Meteor Shower Of The Year Peaks Tuesday Night

The Perseid Meteor Shower is back. An expert explains how you can see them in the Chicago area.

Perseid Meteor Shower
Perseid Meteor Shower NASA/Bill Ingalls
Perseid Meteor Shower
Perseid Meteor Shower NASA/Bill Ingalls

Eyes Up: Most Popular Meteor Shower Of The Year Peaks Tuesday Night

The Perseid Meteor Shower is back. An expert explains how you can see them in the Chicago area.

Observers will get a chance to see up to 100 “shooting stars” per hour when the Perseids peak Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Michelle Nichols of Chicago’s Adler Planetarium explains how and when to look.

GUEST: Michelle Nichols, director of public observing at the Adler Planetarium