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Perseids Meteore Shower


The Perseids


perseid meteor shower 2020

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The Perseids and the Plough

Despite interfering moonlight, many denizens of planet Earth were able to watch this year's Perseid meteor shower.

Perseid Meteors over Slovakia

Tonight is a good night to see meteors.

Atlas at Dawn

This single, 251-second long exposure follows the early flight of an Atlas V rocket on August 8.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Window Seat over Hudson Bay

On the August 18 night flight from San Francisco to Zurich, a window seat offered this tantalizing view when curtains of light draped a colorful glow across the sky over Hudson Bay.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Mont Blanc, Meteor, and Milky Way

Snowy Mont Blanc is near the center of this atmospheric night skyscape.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Real Time Perseid

Bright meteors and dark night skies made this year's Perseid meteor shower a great time for a weekend campout.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Perseid Fireball and Persistent Train

Before local midnight on August 12, this brilliant Perseid meteor flashed above the Poloniny Dark Sky Park, Slovakia, planet Earth. Streaking beside the summer Milky Way, its initial color is likely due to the shower meteor's characteristically high

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