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How to watch the Perseid Meteor shower, one of Earth's most spectacular shows

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How to watch the Perseid Meteor shower, one of Earth's most spectacular shows
The cosmic magic of the annual Perseid Meteor shower is one of the heavens’ most dependable light shows. Each summer, as the earth passes through a stream of debris left in the wake of the Swift-Tuttle comet, the night skies are lit up by as many as 150 shooting stars streaking overhead per hour. The celestial spectacle is forecast to be especially dazzling this weekend, in particular on the night of 12-13 August, when the Earth passes through a particularly dense patch of the comet’s trailing fragments.
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