Every August, the Perseid meteor showers promise spectacular views across the world, including in Northeast Ohio.
The meteor showers will peak during the overnight hours from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12 and again overnight from Aug. 12 into Aug. 13, according to Space.com.
During the Perseid shower, approximately 60 to 70 meteors per hour are expected to be visible.
The northern hemisphere will provide the best views of the Perseid meteors.
The best place to view the celestial display is away from light pollution.
A NASA expert says just relax and allow your eyes to adjust to the skies, which can take at least 30 minutes.
Taking photographs of a meteor shower can be an exercise in patience…but hopefully these 10 tips will help you capture a stunning shot! Your next opportunity to put these tips to the test comes during the peak of the Perseid meteors on Aug. 13. Details: https://t.co/FJgYTMcJRT pic.twitter.com/g1BJKQg905— NASA (@NASA) August 7, 2018
According to NASA, meteors are created when a meteoroid comes close to Earth and vaporizes in the atmosphere.
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