This year, the shower is from July 17 to August 24 with the peak in activity being on August 12 and 13. If you are in the U.S., MSN suggests 13 Incredible Places to Catch the Perseid Meteor Shower.
During the peak, the rate of meteors reaches 60 or more per hour. They can be seen all across the sky; however, the Perseids are primarily visible in the Northern Hemisphere.
While we are watching the skies, let's take a sky-related quiz this week. Find our what Color Sky Are You. A set of interesting questions at that too. Enjoy! And happy sky-watching too!
You Are a Gold Sky
You are very creative, and you tend to think in innovative ways. You let your imagination and intuition be your guide.
While you are very brainy, you are also very warm. You are tapped in to the rational and emotional sides of life equally.
You may be constantly reaching for your ideals, but it doesn't make you unhappy to do so. You find a lot of contentment in life as it is today.