The annual event usually begins around October 2, picking up steam towards the middle of the month and petering out as we head into November.
Meteor showers occur when the Earth passes through streams of cosmic debris.
Meteor showers are celestial events in which several shooting stars can be seen in the night sky, appearing to originate from a single point.
The Perseid meteor shower is a phenomenon that happens annually when the Earth passes through a cloud of debris.
Humans have been watching the Lyrids for more than 2,600 years.
The meteor was part of the annual Quadrantid meteor shower.
This giant asteroid is set to come a bit too close for comfort in mid-December.
The latests noises were heard in Colorado.
Dry your eyes and grab your binoculars. There's still plenty to see.
The trick is to show up early, experts say.
Perseid meteor shower will peak on August 12 with up to 150 meteors per hour.
A newly discovered branch of the Taurids meteor stream increases the risk to Earth but is a "lottery," scientists say.
One of 12 major showers, the Leonids are projected to shoot up to 15 meteors an hour into the night sky.