Perseid meteor shower: Where to watch the Perseid meteor shower

THE Perseid meteor shower is here and will peak in intensity this week, offering an opportunity to enjoy the most eagerly awaited shower of the year. So, where should you watch the Perseid meteor shower?

The Perseid meteor shower takes place every year from mid-July to the end of August. This period of Perseid activity finds the meteor shower peaking over a couple of nights.

The fireball phenomenon is at its most intense when Earth crosses the path of comet Swift-Tuttle at surprising speeds.

In the UK, the meteor shower is expected to peak between the nights of August 11 and August 12.

Amateur astrologers can expect to see as many as 80 meteors hurtling across the night sky...
source: Express

2020-08-10 13:50
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