Today’s animated Google Doodle, one of the nicest I’ve seen, celebrates the Perseid Meteor Shower. Sadly, I’ve always been a city boy and have never seen it, but I’m sure many of you have. From the animation, the meteors appear as quickly-disappearing streaks of light.
As Time Magazine notes, you have to move quickly:
If you head to Google’s homepage today, you’ll be treated to an animated video featuring meteors darting across a beautiful, clear night sky. The animation celebrates the Perseid Meteor Shower, which happens every year in August. (Heads up, stargazers: It peaks tonight.)
Click on the screenshot below to get to the animated doodle, then hit the arrow.