Perseid Meteor Shower Promises 75 Shooting Stars an Hour

On Sunday and Monday night, the Perseid Meteor shower will peak, and during these peak nights, there will be an upward of 75 shooting stars an hour. Conditions like clouds or urban light or pollution may prohibit your view, but scientists suggest setting up early and avoiding phones—your eyes can take an upwards of 20 minutes to adjust to the dark sky. The show, as …

How To Watch The Famous Perseid Meteor Shower

Peaking tonight and Friday night, the impressive Perseid meteor shower will delight earthlings with its bright and fast-moving meteors. Appearing in our skies every August, “when Earth ventures through trails of debris left behind by an ancient comet,” the shower is best viewed in the country—away from bright lights and air pollution. For those who can’t get out of town, NASA will be live-streaming the …