There’s An Incredible Meteor Shower Happening This Summer And Massachusetts Has A Front Row Seat

Massachusetts is in for a spectacular show this summer. Best of all, you don’t need to buy tickets – you just have to look up. The annual Perseids meteor shower is returning to the Bay State this season and it’s shaping up to be one of the brightest displays yet.

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The best viewing time for this shower will be between midnight and the pre-dawn hour on the evening between Aug. 12 and 13. Try to view the shower somewhere with as little light pollution as possible, such as a state park or a rural area.

To find out more information about how to view the 2018 Perseid meteor shower, click here. For some great places to watch the show, check out one of these cool natural spots.