July 17 to Aug. 24th: Perseids Meteor Shower
Originating from the constellation Perseus, this years summer astrological event peaks on the nights of Aug. 12-13th. This is a slightly above normal year which means they will appear at at a max rate of about 60-70 per hour. Unfortunately, the Moon will be full during the peak. Joseph, with its low light pollution and accessible parks, wilderness and open prairie is an ideal place for viewing.
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