There's An Incredible Meteor Shower Happening This Summer And Texas Has A Front Row Seat
By Katie Lawrence|Published August 06, 2019
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and began writing for OnlyInYourState in 2015.
Today, Katie writes, edits, and performs several other tasks for OnlyInYourState and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on with a hot cup of coffee, practicing yoga, baking, or exploring the beautiful Lone Star State (in particular, the vast and mystical West Texas desert).
Texas is home to some of the nation’s darkest skies, and next week, residents will have a front-row seat to a spectacular celestial event. Known as the Perseid Meteor Shower, this yearly spectacle will peak on the night of August 11 into the morning of August 12. Here’s more on this unparalleled stargazing opportunity and the best place to watch it all: