Check out these amazing photos from the Perseid meteor shower

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The Perseid meteor shower was at its peak last night and stargazers in the Northern Hemisphere enjoyed the view.

This year, the meteor shower coincides with the new moon, which means the skies are dark so the shower is more visible.

Astronomy experts told CNN that these conditions have not been available since 2010.

If you missed the shower last night, don’t worry, there is still time.

The Perseids are active from July 13 to Aug. 26, according to the American Meteor Society, a nonprofit scientific organization that supports the research of astronomers, but the meteor shower peaks between Aug. 12-13.

The meteor shower is composed of particles released from Comet 109/Swift-Tuttle during its many trips to the inner solar system, a region comprising terrestrial planets and asteroids.

Here are some of the shots from last night’s meteor shower: