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Meteor Shower Over The United Kingdom

HOLMES CHAPEL, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 13: A Perseid meteor streaks across the sky over the Lovell Radio Telescope at Jodrell Bank on August 13, 2013 in Holmes Chapel, United Kingdom.The annual display, known as the Perseid shower because the meteors appear to radiate from the constellation Perseus in the northeastern sky, is a result of Earth's orbit passing through debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

2013 Perseid meteor shower: shots from all over the world

The Perseid meteor shower is associated to the comet Swift-Tuttle and has been observed for over 2,000 years.Take a look at a few pictures of the most dazzling fireball display of the year.