|Perseids Meteor shower|
The Perseid meteor shower peaks between midnight and dawn. This is a fine year for meteors because the Moon is well past full, making the dark enough to reveal fainter meteors. Look for 1-2 meteors per minute in good sky.
The Perseids are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Swift-Tuttle. The Perseids are so-called because the point from which they appear to come, called the radiant, lies in the constellation Perseus. The name derives in part from the word Perseides, a term found in Greek mythology referring to the sons of Perseus.
So get your Sun chairs out and enjoy the scenery with a hot cup of cacao and good company!