Skip to main content

Perseid Meteor Shower of 2013: Amazing Photos by Stargazers

2013 Perseid Meteor Over Dayton, Ohio

John Chumack sent in a photo of a Perseid meteor over Dayton, OH. He writes: "My meteor video camera network picked up about 2 dozen Perseid meteors coming out of the northeastern sky." Image acquired August 4, 2013. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

2013 Perseid Meteor Sky Map

This map shows where to look for Perseid meteors on the night of August 12, 2013. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

Perseid Meteor Shower 2013 Sky Map

NASA/JPL-Caltech

This NASA graphic shows the location of the Perseid Meteor Shower radiant in the night sky during 2013 peak on Aug. 12 and 13. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

Join our Space Forums to keep talking space on the latest missions, night sky and more! And if you have a news tip, correction or comment, let us know at: community@space.com.