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While passing through the trail of Comet Swift-Tuttle, our atmosphere was pummeled by the dusty debris, producing some spectacular meteors and even fireballs. Here are a few international views of this spectacular annual event.
Tonight is the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower and whether you have clear or cloudy skies, there are more than a few surprising ways that you can get involved and enjoy a potentially spectacular cosmic light show.
The annual Perseid meteor shower will reach its peak this week, giving amateur skywatchers with clear dark skies a potentially dazzling celestial light show.
Magnesium and iron measurements suggest the hourly meteor rate overhead on Mars must have been tens of thousands of shooting stars per hour for hours.
Last night, the third stage of a spent Chinese rocket returned into the atmosphere in grand fashion, sparking a family of spectacular fireballs as it incinerated over the western part of North America.
With the Quadrantid meteor shower, timing is everything.
If bad weather or light pollution spoils your meteor display, you can also catch them online.
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