When Is The Best Time To See The Meteor Shower Tonight

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It peaks tonight and tomorrow morning, but don’t expect to see much more than a handful of shooting stars per hour. The moon will rise just before midnight local time, completely blocking the view for most people. From our viewing location in Port Campbell we were lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the shower about an hour ago this evening:

The best time to get out and enjoy the show would be between 11pm-12am local time (AEDT). If you want to stay up late it’s recommended that you head down early so as not to miss any meteors! Most sites recommend setting up your telescope around 10pm in order for all members of your family or friends group to have a chance at seeing some action.