Stunning pictures of the annual Perseid meteor shower, which provides an incredible display in the night sky every August. Here’s a selection of your photos (used with kind permission)


Perseids Meteor shower at Carew Castle, Wales, UK by @rob_still. You can find more of his photos on his blog ‘stepping off’,


Meteor over Oswestry, Shropshire, UK by Richard Ellis (photo credit @richatquinta/Twitter)


Perseid capture, Northamptonshire, UK, by James Parker, UK (photo credit: @JP_Astronomy/Twitter)


Perseid meteor shower over Winchester by Dr James West (Photo credit: @ejwwest/Twitter)


Meteor over Cheltenham by Susan Snow (photo credit: @susan_snowy/Twitter)


Great evening chasing Perseids above Llyn Brenig, Wales, UK by Jonathen Hart (photo credit: @jonathenharty/Twitter)


Snapping a Perseid in light polluted skies, Manchester, UK, by Tim O’Brien, Professor of Astrophysics and Associate Director of The University of Manchester’s Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics (photo credit: @Tim_O_Brien/Twitter)


Double-burst Perseid meteor from the Craigantlet hills, Northern Ireland, by Jonathan Clark.

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