Real(Mislabeled) - This is not a picture of the 1833 Perseid Meteor Shower. - This is a famous depiction(cropped from the original) of the 1833 Leonid Meteor Storm, produced in 1889 for the Seventh-day Adventist book Bible Readings for the Home Circle
Perseids meteor shower as observed from the Snowy Range in Wyoming "This is a composite of 23 images, 22 for the meteors/stars and 1 taken at sunrise for the foreground which was lightly blended in. I also corrected the orientation of the meteors to account for the rotation of the earth (this took forever!)”
The Perseid meteor shower, one of the brighter meteor showers of the year, occur every August, peaking around August 9-13. The Perseids are widely sought after by astronomers and stargazers alike. This is because at its peak, one can view 60 to a 100 meteors in an hour from a dark place.