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“Earth is passing through a stream of debris from Comet Swift-Tuttle, source of the annual Perseid meteor shower. Worldwide observers are now reporting more than 90 Perseids per hour. Forecasters recommend looking during the dark hours before dawn, especially Sunday morning, August 12th, when activity is expected to be highest….”

Perseid Meteor Shower by Scott Sterling - Image courtesy of SpaceWeather.com

Perseid Meteor Shower by Scott Sterling, Bozeman, Montana 08122012 – Image courtesy of SpaceWeather.com

Perseid Meteor by Marsha Adams, Sedona, Arizona 08122012 - Image courtesy of SpaceWeather.com

Perseid Meteor by Marsha Adams, Sedona, Arizona 08112012 – Image courtesy of SpaceWeather.com

Perseid Meteor by Robert Kubar, Herräng, Sweden 0812202 Image courtesy of Spaceweather.com

Perseid Meteor by Robert Kubar, Herräng, Sweden 0812202 Image courtesy of Spaceweather.com

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