Posted by: Sandy Steinman | July 15, 2021

Perseid Meteor Shower Has Started; The Show Continues Into August : NPR

NPR reports

The Perseid Meteor Shower is upon us, and will fill the night sky with streaks of light and color until August 24.

Known as the “best meteor shower of the year” by NASA because of its fast, bright and plentiful meteors that can be easily viewed outside during the warm summer months, the shower is not one to be missed. It will peak around August 12, where up to 100 meteors an hour can be caught shooting across the sky at 37 miles per second, leaving long streaks in their wake.

Read how to see it at Perseid Meteor Shower Has Started; The Show Continues Into August : NPR


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