Looking to stargaze on St. John? The Perseid meteor shower begins July 17 and ends August 24, with the peak falling August 12-13.

Perseid meteor shower

Perseid Meteor Shower

July 17 – August 24, 2020

The Perseids are one of the brighter meteor showers that occurs every year in mid-August. The exceptional meteor shower is space debris from the Swift-Tuttle comet and appears to hail in the sky from the constellation Perseus (from which the Perseids are so named). Most Perseids burn up in the atmosphere, creating a stunning show of falling stars for sky gazers.

Read more about the Perseids.

Other St. John Skylight Highlights

For those visiting St. John in the summer, checkout the full moon and new moon schedule here.

For more information about what’s up there, checkout space.com.

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