Meteor-less in Seattle? Five Perseid places

Mount Rainier and meteors
Photographer Jeff Berkes captured this picture of a Perseid meteor flashing over Mount Rainier’s right flank in 2013 with the Milky Way filling the night sky. (Credit: Jeff Berkes Photography)

The Perseids are traditionally among the most popular meteor showers of the year, and Seattle is traditionally one of the worst places to watch for meteors. Fortunately, the weather and the stars could align for a potentially good show this week — and we have five options that will help you make the most of this summertime skywatching tradition.

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By Alan Boyle

Mastermind of Cosmic Log, contributor to GeekWire and Universe Today, author of "The Case for Pluto: How a Little Planet Made a Big Difference," past president of the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing.

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