The Perseids Meteor Shower

Every year between July 17 and August 24, the Earth passes through a trail of debris left by the orbit of the comet Swift-Tuttle. The comet was discovered in 1862 but records of the Perseids date back to 36AD. As the Earth passes through the debris, the dust is drawn to the Earth’s atmosphere. A […]

The Perseids Meteor Shower