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

In rural Missouri, stars light up the night sky. This year, we’re in for an extra special treat because a meteor shower will be viable all across the state this summer. The annual Perseid Meteor Shower will be taking place on the night of August 11th and 12th this year. The 11th falls on a Saturday, so plan accordingly and stay up all night to watch this beautiful, natural phenomenon. Missouri is home to one of the best viewing spots in our country! Keep reading to find out where you’ll want to go.

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Are you looking forward to the Perseids Meteor Shower? Are you planning to watch from Washington State Park? Tell us what you think in the comments below.

There is another natural phenomenon occurring in Missouri right now, full fields of sunflowers are blooming here in the Show Me State and it the beauty of it will blow you away!