When Is The Best Time To See The Perseid Meteor Shower

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The Perseid meteor shower is visible from mid-August through early October. The best time to view the meteor shower will be during its peak on August 11 and 12, but it can also be seen earlier or later in the month. For example, you could see meteors as early as July 17 and 18 —if there are no clouds! And some years the display of shooting stars may even last for several nights. To find out when and where to look for this year’s Perseids: