Perseids Meteor Shower in the Negev

The Perseids Meteor Shower is one of the world’s most impressive astronomical events, and every year many people head into the Negev Desert for a clear view of this unique sight in an area free of light pollution. In the picture, a meteor streaks across the sky in the early morning during the Perseids Meteor Shower in the Ramon Crater near the town of Mitzpe Ramon, early Monday. (Reuters/Amir Cohen)
Cars drive through the Ramon Crater during the Perseids Meteor Shower. (Reuters/Amir Cohen)
A meteor streaks across the sky in the early morning during the Perseids Meteor Shower over the Ramon Crater. (Reuters/Amir Cohen)