The Pleiades star cluster, also known as the Seven Sisters, marks the radiant for the North Taurid meteor shower. This cluster is part of the constellation Taurus the Bull. Photo by Dave Dehetre on Flickr.

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The Perseid meteor shower, one of the brighter meteor showers of the year, occur every August, peaking around August 9-13. The Perseids are widely sought after by astronomers and stargazers alike. This is because at its peak, one can view 60 to a 100 meteors in an hour from a dark place.

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Perseid Meteor Shower Will Light Up the Night Sky This Weekend

The Perseid Meteor Shower will peak Sunday night, Aug. 11, in the Northern Hemisphere. Meteor watching is an awe-inspiring family activity.

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Clear skies bring perfect weather for the Leonid meteor shower tonight

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Meteor Shower Calendar 2017

Always a good idea to see it coming: 2013 Meteor Showers Guide. ** I doubt I'll see the predawn ones. ;)

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Meteor Shower Calendar 2017

See the Almanac’s Meteor Showers Guide for 2015 for the dates of all the principal meteor showers during the year—plus viewing tips.

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