The Perseid meteor shower is a captivating celestial event that occurs annually.

Earth passes through debris from comet Swift-Tuttle, resulting in the meteor shower.

NASA meteor scientist Bill Cooke highlights the opportunity to see around a meteor per minute under clear, dark skies.

he Perseid meteor shower offers its best view in the Northern Hemisphere.

In 1993, NASA delayed a Space Shuttle launch due to concerns about the Perseid meteor shower's activity.

The Perseids are one of the most prominent meteor showers, occurring in late summer.

The debris from comet Swift-Tuttle ignites in Earth's atmosphere, creating the streaks of light.

The radiant point of the meteors lies in the Perseus constellation.

The shower's climax occurs from Saturday night into Sunday morning, with the peak around 11 pm local time on Saturday.

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