Bright Meteors Will Streak Across The Idaho Sky In The Beloved Annual Perseid Meteor Shower In August

It’s that time of year again! One of the best and brightest meteor showers of the year will be making an appearance very soon, and we’re here to tell you how and when you can see it. Treating stargazers to an outstanding display of super-bright shooting meteors, the Perseid meteor shower takes place every year in August. They are the highlight of the summer for many night sky enthusiasts and for good reason. Every year is different, but the general consensus is that the Perseids always put on a show that’s worth seeing.

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Are you excited for this year’s Perseid meteor shower? Idaho is the best place to be for catching this extraordinary nighttime display. After all, our state is home to an awesome state park observatory where stargazing is optimal!