Thousands of people gathered across Turkey on the weekend of Aug. 12-13 to watch the Perseid meteor shower, which peaks around mid-August and can be seen with the naked eye.
Many gathered and set up tents in the Floodplain Forests in Karacabey district of north-western Bursa province.
The sky was adorned with a breathtaking show of up to 100 shooting stars per hour at the meteor shower's highest point, gracing the world with over one every minute.
Monastery Valley in the central Anatolia's Aksaray's Güzelyurt district
The natural phenomenon occurs every year at the same time when the Earth passes through the orbit of comet Swift-Tuttle and crashes into the debris left behind.
Çatalgöl district of northern Giresun province
Meteor shower was observed in the ancient city of Hattusa, the capital of the Hittites in Boğazkale district of northern Çorum province. The Sphinx Gate in the ancient city created spectacular images for photographers.