The most powerful August Shooting Stars will peak on the night of Tuesday, August 13. So, to reach its maximum Perseid meteor shower - will appear in the sky up to 100 meteors per hour.
Meteors - it small particles of interplanetary matter the size of sand grains to peas. They enter the Earth's atmosphere at a speed of about 20 kilometers per second, and almost instantly burned, leaving a trail of beautiful bright sky. Some particularly bright meteors can illuminate a few seconds