PERSEIDS 2020, the year’s second best meteor shower, is about to peak and space agency NASA has already caught a glimpse of the Perseids’ incredible fireballs. Continue reading on Daily Express
Perseid meteors have been filmed entering Earth’s atmosphere and streaking across the night skies. NASA’s All-Sky Fireball Network captured Perseid meteors hurtling overhead on the weekend.
The resulting video is a reminder to venture outside to witness the world-famous Perseid shower, which is expected to peak overnight tonight and tomorrow.
The last-quarter Moon will hover low over the horizon in the predawn darkness during the peak, meaning many meteors may be lost in its glare.
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Another option available to stargazers who do not want to miss out on the Perseid shower’s peak is to watch the event live online.