perseid meteor shower

The Perseid Meteor Shower offered remarkable views this weekend when it lit up a moonless sky. Don’t worry ― you still have a chance to check it out! The shower doesn’t end until August 24.
The annual sky show peaks on the morning of August 12.
The celestial display promises to be especially spectacular.
It is time for the Perseid meteor shower, August's illuminating pre-dawn treat for sky gazers. The fiery streaks of dust and sand-sized bits of grit are the sparkling wake residue of comet Swift-Tuttle, last seen in northern hemisphere skies in 1992.
Prepare for the annual display by watching a video of NASA's early detection of the Perseids in the video below: Observers
August is the month to take all of this in. Whether you're a kid or an adult, this is the time to lie back in the grass, get out of town to experience a meteor shower, view the stars of summer, and share the universe with those you love.
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As my daughter rested her head on my shoulder, I was glad we were home together. She slept and I watched the stars blaze by, feeling wonder at being so very tiny, yes -- but significant, too.
This NASA sky map shows the location in the northern sky where the Perseid meteor shower will appear to radiate from in 2012
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The Los Angeles Times reports that the Geminid Meteor Shower got its name from the fact that the meteors appear to be emanating
Given that a full moon restricted many people from having the pleasure of viewing the most recent Perseid showing, at least
Astro_Ron Garan's "Shooting Star," as seen from the International Space Station: Garan has become a prolific space-tweeter
The photo below was prominently featured on, which also has a time-lapse slideshow from Ohio. A Close-Up
*SCROLL DOWN FOR AN UPDATE ON THE BEST TIME TO SEE THE METEOR SHOWER* This year's summer meteor shower happens to coincide