The Perseid shower peaks from 11th-14th August when up to 100 meteors an hour can be spotted.
The spectacular meteor shower will reach its peak on the 12th & 13th August when up to 80 meteors an hour can be spotted.
The Perseids meteor shower is one of the greatest meteor showers of the year, so here’s when and where it will be visible.
Meteor showers happen when bits of ice and dust, which can be as small as a grain of sand or as big as a pea collide with the earths atmosphere at 134,000mph.
This stunning footage filmed by the International Space Station shows what a meteor shower looks like from space.
Hoping to catch a glimpse ?. Here’s what the weather is going to be like on Merseyside.