The bright Perseids are perhaps the most popular meteor shower of the year.

Catch the Best Shooting Stars of 2021 Next Month

7/22/2021 - By Rachel Chang. Every year in August, the night sky grows even more wondrous when the Perseid meteor shower takes place. In fact, NASA considers the annual event "the best meteor shower of the year," since the fast and vibrant space rocks often leave long streaks of light and color behind. Though the meteor shower already… SEE MORE