MINNEAPOLIS - From Oregon to Kansas to Wisconsin, the beauty of the Perseid Meteor Shower painted the sky.
On Monday night, there's another chance to catch one of the most beautiful meteor showers at its peak.
Terry Jones, a professor of astronomy at the University of Minnesota, told KARE 11 the best seat in the house will be away from the Metro.
"What you should do is go out and go away from the city where it's dark. City lights will ruin it," he said.
The best viewing time is between 3:30 and 5:30 a.m. Jones said if you look east you should see about one streak a minute.
"It's lots of fun to see the streaks because you don't know what to expect and all of a sudden you start seeing a streak," he said.
The Perseid Meteor Shower has been observed for at least 2,000 years and are associated with the comet Swift-Tuttle, according to NASA.
Each year in August, the Earth passes through a cloud of debris from the comet and that debris lights up the sky.
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