Look to the Skies This Week For the Perseid Meteor Shower and Spectacular Saturn Show

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The Perseid meteor shower is one of the best shows all year for “shooting stars”.

Though the Perseids have been active since July 14, the frequency of meteors hurtling through the sky is now heating up this week.

Scientists say the peak time to view this shower will be on the night of Thursday, August 11. The full moon that night may make it tougher to spot the meteors, so train your eyes toward the darker areas and watch closely.

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