Perseid Meteor Shower 2018: What You Need to Know About the ‘Best’ Meteor Shower of the Year

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Eight months ago, we delighted in the beauty of the Orionid meteor shower show. This month, our skies will be lit up with yet another celestial spectacle: the Perseid meteor shower, the shower NASA calls the ‘best of the year’.

Our guide will tell you everything you need to know about this ethereal event including when you can watch it as well as tips for taking pro-quality pictures! 

What’s Up in August? Dark moonless nights for the summer Perseid Meteor Shower! https://t.co/LxrV2neT1l pic.twitter.com/7QUFmpbdLa

— NASA Solar System (@NASASolarSystem) 2 August 2018 Why is it considered the best of the year?

“The Perseid meteor shower is the best of the year,” said Jane Houston Jones from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena,

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