http://www.space.com/22332-perseid-meteor-shower-peaking-now.html UPDATE: The Perseid meteor shower is now at its best. See how to watch it with your own eyes or online here: Perseid Meteor Shower Is Peaking Now: How to Watch Every August, just when many people go vacationing in the country where skies are dark, the best-known meteor shower, makes its appearance. This year, the Perseid meteor shower is expected to reach its peak overnight on Monday (Aug. 12), and there are some key tips to keep in mind for your "shooting stars" viewing. You can watch live Perseid meteor shower webcasts on SPACE.com, courtesy of NASA and the Slooh Space Camera. I never miss these and tonight's is supposed to be extremely brilliant!