Perseid Meteor Shower 2022: 6 photos shared by skygazers

The annual Perseid meteor shower peaked overnight, offering stunning light displays in the night sky, according to the American Meteor Society.

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Social media users shared their photos of suspected meteors with the hashtags #perseid, #perseids and #perseidmeteorshower. Here are some of our favorites:

1. Colorado

Photo by @larsleberphotography, Instagram

2. Croatia

Photo by @majakraljikwx, Instagram

3. Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

Photo by @DawnSunrise1, Twitter

4. Helsinki, Finland

Photo by @jannehir, Twitter

5. Elan Valley, Wales, United Kingdom

Photo by @tacevlad, Instagram

6. Sweden

Photo by @navmou, Instagram