14 Utterly Majestic Images Of This Year’s Perseid Meteor Shower

The view of the annual celestial spectacle, caused by particles of dust and ice from the Swift-Tuttle comet, peaked on Wednesday night.

Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, U.K.

Bamburgh, Northumberland, U.K.

Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, Nevada, United States


Tuzla, Bosnia

Gemünd, Germany

Rufforth, Yorkshire, U.K.

Pirdop, Bulgaria

Großmugl, Austria

Mitzpe Ramon, Israel

Wendover, Buckinghamshire, U.K.

Novi Travnik, Bosnia

Kraljevine, Zeneca, Bosnia

Llanddwyn Island, Anglesey, Wales; Hemsley, North Yorkshire, U.K.