Only brightest bits of Perseid visible to naked eye


Shower of sparkles: Last year, between 150 and 200 meteors were sighted in an hour over Kudat, Sabah.

PETALING JAYA: The annual Perseid meteor shower is popular among local amateur stargazers as it is visible to the naked eye from anywhere in the country.

Professional astronomer Shahrin Ahmad said to see the meteor shower, one has to go to a place with minimal light pollution.

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