The Arizona Sky Will Light Up With Shooting Stars And A Nearly Full Moon This Weekend

Arizona is home to some of the nation’s darkest skies, and next week, residents will have a front-row seat to a spectacular celestial event. Known as the Perseid meteor shower, this yearly spectacle will peak on the night of August 12 into the morning of August 13. Here’s more on this unparalleled stargazing opportunity and the best place to watch it all:

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Have you ever seen the Perseid meteor shower? Are you planning on watching it this year? Let us know, and check out our previous article for another cosmic destination: The Space-Themed Restaurant In Arizona That Is Totally Out Of This World.