ALE – Japanese space start-up ALE is getting ready to deploy a satellite into orbit, which will enable the company to paint the sky with artificial meteors. The company plans to launch its first meteor show in 2018.
United Kingdom – Satellites, planes and comets cross the night sky above Corfe Castle, in the United Kingdom, on August 12, 2016.
Hong Kong – Stars streak above a building on Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong's tallest mountain, during a Leonid meteor shower.
Germany – Light traces of an airplane cross the sky that is sprinkled with stars of the milky way in 2015 near Petersdorf, Germany.
Belarus – Shooting stars cross the night sky over a wooden idol near the village of Ptich some 25km away from Minsk, during the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower on August 15, 2015.
Italy – A photographer looks at the sky at night in northern Italy during the 2015 Geminid meteor shower.
India – Pieces of a single meteor measuring 1.5 by 1 inches are displayed in a box in Calcutta.
Germany – A shooting star crosses the sky over eastern Germany, during the peak in activity of the annual Perseids meteor shower on August 13, 2015.
US – A Perseid meteor streaks across the sky above Inspiration Point in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah.
Germany – A shooting star crosses the night sky near Muenchsteinach, southern Germany, during the peak in activity of the annual Perseids meteor shower on August 13, 2015.