Published: Aug. 6, 2021

Perseid Meteor shower video still with silhouette of trees in the foreground

The Perseid meteor shower peaks on the night of Wednesday, August 11 through dawn on Thursday morning.

Every August this meteor shower dazzles us with a reliable display of celestial fireworks. Even in areas suffering from light pollution, the brightest Perseids will still be visible.

Check out this article from our very own Fiske Manager, Tito Salas! Also, tune in to KUNC and listen to Ashley Piccone's interview with Dr. John Keller, Director of Fiske Planetarium about the Perseid Meteor shower.

Plus, a video from Sky & Telescope with tons more info!