Here Are The Best Times And Places To Watch The Perseid Meteor Shower In Oklahoma

One of the best, annual astronomical events – the Perseid Meteor Shower – has already started and is getting ready to peak this weekend and into early next week. Meteor showers will light up the night sky and Oklahoma is set to have some great views. Keep scrolling for more details on the best times and places to watch this mesmerizing event.

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The best times for viewing are after 10 p.m. but prime time is when the night skies are the darkest in the middle of the night and early morning, before dusk. For more information, read this article that goes more into depth about meteors and viewing times.

Read all about the Black Mesa stargazing experience here.