Where is Perseid in the night sky?

You just need to know where to look (Picture: Bob Riha Jr./Getty Images)

Perseid Meteor Shower will be visible again this evening, with the stary display due to shed 100 meteors per hour at its ongoing peak.

This yearly natural wonder is expected to go on until August 24, so you’ve got plenty of opportunity to see it, but the last night it’ll be at its best it tonight.

Here’s what you need to know about about where to look for it before its peak ends tonight…

Where can you spot the Perseid Meteor Shower?

The Perseid Meteor Shower will be easiest to see when the sky is darkest – between 1am and dawn.

Light pollution can make stars more difficult to see, so if you’re in a big city you might have a bit of a harder time.

With that in mind, you should be able to see Perseid from wherever you are in the UK.

All you need to do is give yourself around 20 minutes to get used to the darkness and then turn your eyes to the eastern sky.

Perseid will be visible again tonight (Picture: Soner Kilinc/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Dr Robert Massey, from the Royal Astronomical Society, said: ‘The shower will be visible all over the UK, as long as the skies are clear.

‘Unlike a lot of celestial events, meteor showers are easy to watch and no special equipment is needed, although a reclining chair and a blanket make viewing much more comfortable.’

With thunderstorms expected in some parts of the UK, if the weather doesn’t allow a clear look at a cloudless sky then you can always take a look at the live stream of Perseid via Nasa’s Meteor Watch Facebook page.

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