Perseid meteor shower 2017: Spectacular images of shooting stars that thrill stargazers
Aug 14 2017
One of those who stayed up was Twitter user John-GM7PBB who lives on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland.
Met Eireann predict that skies will be clear for Irish star-gazers to see the celestial fireworks display. "We're hoping to get that many again or more, and we just invite people to bring their blankets, snacks, water and come and watch the stars in their park", Corp said.
Robin Scagell, vice president of the Society for Popular Astronomy, said yesterday that this year's shower would be "decent".
The display peaked in the United Kingdom on Saturday and into Sunday, but can be seen all around the world. The further away the chosen destination is from any major city, the higher chances of better seeing these meteors due to decreased levels of light pollution.