The summer’s best media shower happens tonight. If you’ve been gearing up for the big event only to discover that the weather near you isn’t ideal for sky watching tonight, the online observatory Slooh has you covered with a webcast where they’ll be live-streaming the main event.
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The broadcast officially starts at 5pm ET, and you can view it in the embedded video below, or directly on Slooh’s website here.
As an added bonus (or a decent consolation for not seeing it in person), they’ll have astronomers available on the broadcast that will answer questions that viewers post on Twitter using the hashtag #Slooh.
The webcast is scheduled to run for eight hours, so you can check in throughout the night and see how things have changed. Tonight astronomers expect to see as many as 60 meteors per hour.