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PHOTOS: Perseid Meteors Put on Dazzling Display

By Samantha-Rae Tuthill, Staff Writer
August 13, 2013; 7:54 PM ET
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The Perseid meteor shower, called the Fireball Champion for the brilliant lights that streak across the sky, continued on Monday night after a breathtaking display on Aug. 11. View these photos submitted by Astronomy Facebook fans, and head over to our page to submit some of your own.

Multiple meteoros shoot across the sky on Aug. 10. Photo by Christopher M Georgia Photography.

Marshall Lighthouse with Milky Way and Meteors in Port Clyde, Maine. Photo by John Vose.

A Perseid meteor shoots across the night sky on Sunday. Photo by Lorraine Mahoney.

A meteor streaks across a star-studded sky in the Red Desert of Wyoming Aug. 11. Photo by Randy Halverson.

A Perseid meteor seen in Saginaw, Minn. Photo by Matthew E. Moses.

This meteor was captured on film in the late night/early morning hours of Aug. 12 at Caesar's Creek Beach in Waynesville, Ohio. Photo by Vickie Barnhill.

Photographer Brian Drourr said of this picture, "I was up high in Smuggler's Notch in the Green Mountains of Vermont last night for an assignment and caught many Perseids." Photo by Brian Drourr Photography.


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