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Perseid Meteor Shower – Perseids 2018

17 Jul 2018, 12:42 UTC
Perseid Meteor Shower – Perseids 2018
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Perseid Meteor Shower 2018
The Perseid Meteor Shower Image Credit:- NASA – Astronomy Picture of the Day
The Perseids – Perseid Meteor Shower 2018 is visible late July and through August. Maximum Perseid meteor activity is on and around 11/12/13 August. The Perseids are one of the most prolific and best-known meteor showers.
In 2018 there is no Moon present during the peak of the meteor shower. Consequently even more meteors will be visible due to dark skies! We will have perfect viewing conditions compared to other years if skies stay clear. Don’t miss natures firework display!
Prepare yourself for this coming cosmic spectacle and how to enjoy your #meteorwatch.

This article will guide you through the Perseids, what they are, how to watch them and how to enjoy them. For more info follow the links in this and the other guides mentioned or ask VirtualAstro on Twitter or the VirtualAstro and Meteorwatch Facebook pages.
One advantage of the Perseids meteor shower is that it happens in the warmer weather of Summer. As a result this makes it ideal for anyone interested in seeing their first meteor. You can see meteors at any time of year. For or a day ...

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