11 stunning photos and videos of the Perseid Meteor Shower in Metro Vancouver

Image: Facebook/David McColm Photography

The Perseid Meteor Shower reached its peak last night, Wednesday, August 12, and Vancouverites headed out to some of the city’s best dark spaces to check out the astronomical show. Those who brought their cameras captured this annual natural event for all to see.

Perseid Meteor Shower/Shutterstock

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Below are 11 photos of the shower caught by some local photography buffs – scroll to the end for a spectacular time-lapse video.

It was rocking out last night! I can’t wait to get a wide angle lense. #perseids

A photo posted by Matthew Do (@mattdo86) on

The Perseid ShowThe Perseid Show: Here’s 3 hrs of meteor action – in 14 sec. Note that the longer streaks are, in fact, satellites … the short bursts being the meteors. That’s it for this year’s Perseid coverage – hope to bring in some special guest appearances for next year’s 😉 Pls click on HD

Posted by David McColm Photography on Thursday, August 13, 2015

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