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Perseid meteor shower to light up Britain’s skies with shooting stars this week – Yahoo News Australia

All through this week, the Perseid meteor shower will blaze across the sky as our planet flies through a cloud of dust from a comet.

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One of the best meteor showers of the year will unleash up to 100 shooting stars an hour as it reaches its peak this week, astronomers have said.
All through this week, the Perseid meteor shower will blaze across the sky as our planet flies through a cloud of dust from a comet. 
The shower will peak between 11 and 13 August, according to Royal Museums Greenwich. 
You wont need binoculars or a telescope to watch, astronomy experts say (weather permitting). 
The meteors occur yearly between 17…

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