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29+ When Is Meteor Shower Tonight
29+ When Is Meteor Shower Tonight. Our meteor shower calendar for 2021 has dates for all the principal meteor showers—plus viewing tips from the old farmer's almanac. It's best viewed as soon as it gets dark so you won't have to stay up too late to try and spot some shooting stars.
Our meteor shower calendar for 2021 has dates for all the principal meteor showers—plus viewing tips from the old farmer's almanac. At its peak, stargazers can expect to see more than 100 shooting stars per hour. A meteor shower is when a number of meteors — or shooting stars — flash across the night sky, seemingly from the same point.
This meteor shower is in commission from july 12 through august 13, but your best chance of seeing it is tonight.
The perseid meteor shower, which lasts from july 17 to august 26, peaks tonight, august 12 into august 13. Want to see 'shooting stars'? Check key dates and get top stargazing tips from royal observatory greenwich. 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 called radiant.