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  • EarthSky's meteor shower guide for 2015 | Astronomy Essentials ...

    http://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/earthskys-meteor-shower-guide

    Jul 23, 2015 ... With little or no moon to ruin the show, this is a great year for watching the
    Perseid meteor shower. It'll peak on the mornings of August 11, 12 ...

  • Perseid Meteor Shower in 2016 - Time and Date

    http://www.timeanddate.com/astronomy/meteor-shower/perseid.html

    The 2016 Perseid meteor shower will peak on August 12 and 13. A waxing
    gibbous Moon will make it harder for observers to watch the meteor shower.

  • 2015 Meteor Showers | StarDate

    http://stardate.org/nightsky/meteors

    Most meteor showers are spawned by comets. As a comet orbits the Sun it sheds
    an icy, dusty debris stream along its orbit. If Earth travels through this stream, ...

  • Meteor Showers | American Meteor Society

    http://www.amsmeteors.org/meteor-showers/ - 5 hours ago

    A brief period of heightened meteor activity, often occurring regularly in a
    particular part of the sky at a particular time of year. Meteor showers are generally
     ...

  • Potentially Dazzling Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Week

    http://www.space.com/30198-perseid-meteor-shower-peaks-this-week.html

    Aug 9, 2015 ... The annual Perseid meteor shower will reach its peak this week, giving amateur
    skywatchers with clear dark skies a potentially dazzling ...

  • Perseids: Bright Meteor Shower in August - Space.com

    http://www.space.com/23066-perseids.html

    Aug 13, 2015 ... The Perseids meteor shower arises out of the debris of Comet Swift-Tuttle, which
    last made a pass by Earth in 1992.

  • Meteor shower - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteor_shower - 7 hours ago

    A meteor shower is a celestial event in which a number of meteors are observed
    to radiate, or originate, from one point in the night sky. These meteors are ...

  • Meteor Showers 2015 | NASA

    https://www.nasa.gov/jpl/asteroids/best-meteor-showers

    The Lyrid meteor shower peaks April 22-23. Get viewing tips and save-the-dates
    for future shooting-star shows.

  • The Best Meteor Shower of the Year Is Tonight, and Here's How to ...

    http://io9.com/the-best-meteor-shower-of-the-year-is-tonight-and-here-...

    Aug 12, 2015 ... The Perseids is my favorite meteor shower of the year, and this year is likely to be
    the best one in recent memory. Here's when, where, and how ...

  • How to watch the Perseids August meteor shower - Business Insider

    http://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-watch-the-persieds-august-meteor...

    Aug 12, 2015 ... The Perseid meteor shower takes place each year from the end of July through
    most of August, but there's always a peak time when we can ...