Every August, the Earth passes through the debris stream of the Comet Swift-Tuttle, which leaves a trail of fireballs in its wake. The meteor shower is expect to reach its peak brightness on Friday and Saturday night.
A meteor streaks past stars in the night sky over the village of Kuklici, known for its hundreds of naturally formed stones which resemble human beings, in Macedonia. The Perseid meteor shower is sparked every August when the Earth passes through a stream of space debris left by Comet Swift-Tuttle. OGNEN TEOFILOVSKI/REUTERS Buy Photo