Perspicuous Perseids

Perseid Meteor through the Milky Way..

Snowy Range Perseids Meteor Shower Perseid meteor over Sutro Tower, San Francisco Aug 13, 2012

Perseids 2012

2012 Perseid Meteors on Taylor Pass Colorado

Right on schedule, the night skies have been lighting up as the Earth passes through the debris of comet Swift-Tuttle. This year’s light show began on July 23rd and should produce beautiful meteor showers like these for another week.

Photos from Andrew Kumler, David Kingham, trophygeek, Rick Whitacre, and tmo-photo.

See more photos from this year’s Perseid showers.