Posted on Saturday, August 04, 2012
By Makubex
On August 12, Perseid meteor shower peaks as Earth passes through the debris of the comet Swift-Tuttle. Around 10-15 meteors can be seen per hour, according to International Meteor Organization.

After the sunset and sky is dark enough (probably after midnight) and away from city lights, look towards the east direction of the sky. The Perseid meteor shower radiant lies over constellation Perseus.

Sky map for Perseid Meteor Shower (Northern Hemisphere),

Some early Perseid Meteor Shower,

Monika Landy-Gyebnar photographs the early Perseid meteor shower from Veszprem, Hungary.

Image Credit: Monika Landy-Gyebnar

Amateur astronomer Thomas Ashcraft, captures a Perseid fireball ripping through the ionosphere over New Mexico, check the video of the fireball here.

If you are taking photos of the Perseid Meteor Shower, take time to share it with us. Send the photos to,

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