Fine Show Expected from the Perseid Meteor Shower
With no interference from the Moon, this year's Perseid meteor shower should be excellent. If you couldn't catch the show last night, try looking up tonight!
Catch the Perseid Meteor Shower at Its Peak
Plan for optimal conditions for the year’s Perseid meteor shower, early in the mornings of August 12th and 13th.
The Perseids: Big Eclipse's Opening Act
The upcoming total solar eclipse is understandably getting a lot of attention, but don't overlook the trusty Perseids. They'll be getting things warmed up Saturday night.
Dark-Sky RV Parks in the U.S.
Watching the Perseids from an RV park? Find campgrounds with dark skies that are ideal for observing meteor showers and other celestial sights.
Astrophotography with Jerry Lodriguss
How to Photograph a Meteor Shower: Capturing the Perseids
Learn how to photograph a meteor shower with these step-by-step instructions, as well as advice for the advanced imager.
Explore the Night with Bob King
Delta Aquariids Kick Off Summer Meteor Showers
The meteors are coming! Three annual meteor showers are already active and guaranteed to spark up your summer nights.
Our Late Night Under the Perseids
Meteors bright and faint rewarded patient watchers of the 2015 Perseid meteor shower. And the show continues tonight.
Moonless Nights Make for Fine 2015 Perseids
This year there's no Moon, and the Perseid meteor shower should peak at just the right time for North America. Every three years, more or less, the Moon is new around the peak night of the Perseid meteor shower — and it's that time again. New Moon falls on August…
Plan for the Perseids!
Conditions are ideal for watching this year's Perseid meteor shower. Plan ahead!
Perseid Meteors to Compete with Moonlight Late Tuesday Night
The Perseid meteor shower, an annual celestial event beloved by millions of skywatchers around the world, is returning to the night sky for 2014 But this year it will compete with bright moonlight for visibility.
Perseids vs. Moonlight: Which Will Prevail?
This month's usually dependable Perseid meteor shower competes with a nearly full Moon. If you can find a dark viewing location, you might see a bright meteor every few minutes.
Astrophotography: Tips & Techniques
How to Photograph a Meteor Shower
When a meteor shower is coming up, have you thought of trying your hand at meteor photography? Here are some techniques to help you on your way.