Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
PERSEID METEOR SHOWER
Perseid Meteor Shower Expected To Be The Best In Many Years
The annual sky show peaks on the morning of August 12.
Nuno Serrão (urbanistas) via Getty Images
Perseid Meteor Shower Expected To Peak This Week
The celestial display promises to be especially spectacular.
How To See The 'Shooting Stars' This Weekend
The Perseids: Our Connection to the Stars
Washington, D.C.-based writer, editor, and photojournalist
It is time for the Perseid meteor shower, August's illuminating pre-dawn treat for sky gazers. The fiery streaks of dust and sand-sized bits of grit are the sparkling wake residue of comet Swift-Tuttle, last seen in northern hemisphere skies in 1992.
THIS WEEKEND: How To See Meteor Shower At Its Peak
Swan Song for the Stars of Summer
Astronomer; Co-host, 'Star Gazers'
August is the month to take all of this in. Whether you're a kid or an adult, this is the time to lie back in the grass, get out of town to experience a meteor shower, view the stars of summer, and share the universe with those you love.
August Could Be Banner Month For Skywatchers
LOOK: Shooting Stars Wow Weekend Sky Watchers
The Magic of Meteor Showers
International Program Coordinator, Cura Orphanage
As my daughter rested her head on my shoulder, I was glad we were home together. She slept and I watched the stars blaze by, feeling wonder at being so very tiny, yes -- but significant, too.
THIS WEEKEND: How To See Spectacular Perseid Meteor Shower
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
PHOTOS: Spectacular Meteor Shower Coming This Weekend
The Best Meteor Shower Pictures Of 2011
How To Watch Tonight's Meteor Shower
LISTEN: Sounds Of A Meteor Shower
What A 'Shooting Star' Looks Like From Space
Fabulous Photo From The Perseid Meteor Shower
Can't See The Meteor Shower? Blame The Moon
PHOTOS/VIDEO: Amazing Summer Meteor Shower
August 11: The Night of Shooting Stars
Journalist and humorist who writes about music, culture, polit...
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
FROM OUR PARTNERS
Sleep & Wellness
What's Working: Purpose + Profit
The Power of Humanity
Difference Maker 100
Expert analysis and commentary to make sense of today's biggest stories.
Sign up here to have the best stories delivered straight to your inbox.
First-person essays, features, interviews and Q&As about life today.
Get breaking news alerts
Download our app
Go to mobile site