Stars Fell on Alabama

Posted by on 31 July 2017

It’s nearly August, which means it’s once again time for the Perseid meteor shower.  The radiant for this shower is Perseus (hence the name), which can be found in the northeast, with the peak expected approximately August 12th.  At least one source is calling for this to be a particularly spectacular year, possibly even rivaling the famed 1833 Leonid shower (which famously inspired the jazz standard “Stars Fell on Alabama”).

Jimmy’s cover is, of course, our favourite:

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