The annual Perseid meteor shower will reach its peak on Aug. 11 and Aug. 12.
This August, a number of celestial bodies will be visible in the night sky including Mars, Saturn, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, some dwarf planets and several meteor showers.
A spectacularly bright fireball streaked across the East Coast skyline Monday night, and was spotted by more than 1,100 stargazers and evening commuters. One driver even managed to capture the incredible sight on camera, allowing those who missed it to see what all the talk was about.
If you're not one to miss a meteor shower, you may want to rise before the Sun tomorrow morning. That's reportedly when the Leonid Meteor Shower will see its height of activity. However, we won't mislead you, the sky is not going to light up with countless shooting stars.
If you are a very early riser, or just planning on pulling an all-nighter, you could be lucky enough to catch a few meteors streaking across the sky just before the Sun comes up tomorrow morning.
More than 300 US citizens reported seeing a blazing ball of light streak across the night sky last weekend, with some observers seeing a flash that was so bright that it briefly turned night into day.
Looking for a reason to spend this weekend staring at the night sky? There's no better than the Delta Aquarids meteor shower.
Despite the fact that the May Camelopardalids meteor shower was not what many had drummed it up to be, photos and videos have revealed that the night still had some hidden gems.
Jupiter, Venus and Mercury are beginning to gather in the tightest grouping to take place until 2021.