Sharjah’s Mleiha Archaeological Centre hosted the much-anticipated Perseids meteor shower watching event. The event was held on August 12, and was an unforgettable night of stargazing, educational activities, and traditional hospitality. The Perseids, renowned as one of the year’s most awe-inspiring meteor showers did not disappoint. Spectators saw swift and bright meteors which left breath taking trails of light across the Earth’s atmosphere. About 50 to 100 meteors were seen per hour.