I shot out an email to some friends earlier today about the Perseids meteor shower taking place tonight.
The problem with celestial events out here in Saipan is that the media always tells you about the events in North America. Those events don't necessarily correspond with Western Micronesia, which kind of, well, sucks. Will we see it? Won't we see it? Who knows for sure?
Well, I found a news report from Vietnam that says the best time to view them in our part of the world will be tonight from 1 AM to 4 AM.
I'm hoping for an island wide power outage. The darker the sky, the better the show.