Well that depends on the weather…

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Tonight’s the best chance to see one of the night sky’s most spectacular light shows.

The annual summer Perseid meteor shower is reaching its peak, with up to 100 shooting stars an hour.

Depending on good weather, the best time is between midnight and 5:30 am on Sunday.

According to Royal Museums Greenwich (RMG), the best time to see the Perseids is when the sky is at its darkest and when the target is at its highest position.

Technically you can look out for the shower wherever you are, but there are a number of factors that may increase your chances of spotting the meteors.

RMG said: “Plan ahead and check the weather forecast. If it is likely to be inclement, find a different location or go out on a different day. The days leading up to the peak are usually better than the days after.

“Reduce the amount of light pollution in your field of view. This could mean heading out to the countryside, a nearby park or even do something as simple as turning your back to street lamps if you are not able to go anywhere.”

“Give your eyes at least 15 minutes to adjust to the dark so that you can catch more of the fainter meteors – this does mean that you should not look at your phone!”