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Perseid meteors

(Photo © Isaac Baquero Pérez) Photographer Isaac Baquero Pérez took this single shot near Aragon, Spain, on Aug. 9, 2012.

Stunning Perseid meteor shower

August 13, 2013

The Perseid meteor shower is an annual event between mid-July and

mid-August in which debris from the tail of Swift-Tuttle hits the atmosphere on the Earth’s annual migration around the Sun. On a clear night, the meteor shower produces plenty of shooting stars for star-gazers and photographers to enjoy.