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  • Stunning Photos of Perseid Meteor Shower

    Meteors streak above the Wyoming countryside early Tuesday morning north of Cheyenne in this time-elapsed photo. The past couple nights were the peak of the Perseid meteor shower, which runs from mid-July through mid-August.
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  • Stunning Photos of Perseid Meteor Shower

    This long-exposure photograph taken Aug. 12, 2013, shows the Milky Way in the clear night sky near Yangon. The Perseid meteor shower occurs every year in August when the Earth passes through the debris and dust of the Swift-Tuttle comet.
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  • Stunning Photos of Perseid Meteor Shower

    From left: Los Angeles photographers Shawn Kaye, Scott Meadows and Steve Gentry point their cameras to the stars during the Perseid meteor shower, north of Castaic Lake, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013.
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  • Stunning Photos of Perseid Meteor Shower

    A meteor streaks past the faint band of the Milky Way galaxy above the Wyoming countryside early morning, Aug. 13, 2013, north of Cheyenne, Wyo.
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  • Stunning Photos of Perseid Meteor Shower

    A multiple-exposure picture taken in the early hours, Aug. 11, 2013, shows thePerseid meteor shower in the sky, near the municipality of La Hiruela, on the mountains of the Sierra Norte de Madrid.
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  • Stunning Photos of Perseid Meteor Shower

    A meteor streaks over the North Star in the northern skies during the Perseid meteor shower early morning, north of Castaic Lake, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013.
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  • Stunning Photos of Perseid Meteor Shower

    A meteor is seen over a railroad crossing at Ditto Marina Parkway, Aug. 12, 2013, in Huntsville, Ala.
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  • Stunning Photos of Perseid Meteor Shower

    Stars seen as streaks from a long-camera exposure are seen behind and above a roadside silhouette of a Spanish fighting bull, conceived decades ago as highway billboards, in Villarejo de Salvanes, central Spain, Aug. 12, 2013.
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  • Stunning Photos of Perseid Meteor Shower

    Stonehenge is shown during the annual Perseid meteor shower in the night sky in Salisbury Plain, southern England, Aug. 13, 2013. The Perseid meteor shower is sparked every August when the Earth passes through a stream of space debris left by comet Swift-Tuttle.
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