NASA astronaut Ron Garan photographed a "shooting star" during the Perseid meteor shower on Aug. 13, 2011 from the International Space Station.
Skywatcher Carolyne Jackson of Woking, Surrey in England snapped this amazing photo of a Perseid meteor from her backyard during the peak of the 2011 Perseid meteor shower on Aug. 12, 2011.
Skywatcher and photographer Nick Rose snapped this stunning view of a Perseid meteor from Millbrae, Calif., on Aug. 10, 2011 as the annual Perseid meteor shower neared its peak.
All the Perseid meteors seen by NASA's all sky camera in Huntsville, Ala. on Aug. 9, 2011.
Confirmed Perseid meteors seen by NASA's all-sky camera in Tullahoma, Tenn. on Aug. 9, 2011.
This skymap shows the locations of all Perseid meteors recorded by NASA cameras so far in 2011.
NASA meteor scientist Bill Cooke posted this image of the International Space Station streaking above Huntsville, Ala., on Aug. 12, 2011 during the peak of the Perseid meteor shower of 2011.
10 Perseid meteors are visible in this composite photo of meteors on Aug. 10, 2011 from an all-sky camera at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., during the annual Perseid meteor shower.
A bright Perseid meteor crosses the sky over Huntsville, Ala. on July 26, 2011, the advance guard of the annual Perseid meteor shower that peaked on Aug. 12.
The Perseid meteor shower will compete with a full moon when it peaks on Aug. 12-13, 2011.
Huntsville all sky camera's meteor view on Aug. 12-13, with a bright full moon "smear" at the bottom.
Perseids composite, seen Aug. 12-13. Concentric circles are star trails.
Collage of Perseids taken throughout the evening and early morning of Aug. 10-15.