'Awesome' Perseid meteor shower coming next week to a sky near you

'Awesome' Perseid meteor shower coming next week to a sky near you

'Awesome' Perseid meteor shower coming next week to a sky near you

If weather permits, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration said it will be observed during its peak in the late evening and early morning hours from August 12 to 13.

The Perseid Meteor Shower is one of the most reliable and visible meteor showers of the year, and it's expected on Sunday August 12.

Perseid meteors were known to appear from the constellation Perseus, but due to the wide range of cometary dust the planet is moving through, the meteors can be observed from any point of view during its peak. But it moves through the densest debris between August 11 and August 13.

One of the most interesting and lovely things anyone can see in the night sky are meteors!

According to Space.com, during peak people should see about 60-70 meteors per hour. Find a spot where you can lay back and comfortably observe as much of the sky as possible.

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No astronomical equipment is needed to see the Perseid Meteor Shower; you just need dark, clear skies, something comfortable to sit on and look up. But more importantly, unlike the last few years, this year's Perseids happen during a new moon.

Pull up a chair and enjoy this years edition of the Perseid Meteor Shower.

If you are a star gazer, you need to be ready for a show this upcoming weekend!

Best viewing time? Well, you might want to take a nap before you head out there.

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