The Northern California Sky Will Light Up With Shooting Stars And A Nearly Full Moon This Week

There’s a beloved astronomical event occurring this week and you’ll want to be sure you don’t miss it. Every year, the Perseid Meteor Shower puts on a fantastic show as hundreds upon hundreds of shooting stars light up the sky above us. It’s one of the most highly anticipated events for hardcore meteor and star gazers! Although the meteor shower has technically already started, it’s expect to peak in just a few days. Be sure to check it out and keep reading to learn all about the best times and places to see it.

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What do you think? Will you be watching the Perseid Meteor Shower later this week? Check out these 15 Magical Photos Of Northern California At Night for some stargazing inspiration!