Want to see the Perseid meteor shower? Here's everything you need to know

Stargazers are in for a treat over the coming days when an incredible meteor shower lights up skies above Lincolnshire.
Eagle-eyed space-lovers enjoyed the Delta Aquarid in July, but are now turning their attention to the upcoming Perseid meteor shower.
It is widely regarded as one of the most spectacular celestial events of the year, producing more than 100 shooting stars per hour.
Find out what causes the shower, when it peaks and how you can see it below.
What causes the Perseid meteor shower?
The Perseid is made up of tiny pieces of a comet called Swift-Tuttle. It can be seen every year... read more

1 August 2017 in Regional East, Views: 41

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