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Moon to spoil Perseids meteor shower – astronomers

Aug 10, 2017 - 8:34 PM

The Moon will be more than half full in a so called gibbous phase which means its light will spoil stargazers view in a similar way to that of urban light pollution

PERSEIDS. A Perseid meteor streaks across the sky above the hoodoos named Thor's Hammer (L) and the Three Sisters (R) early on August 13, 2016 in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP