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Perseid Meteor Shower: Earth Bombarded By Tons of Meteoroid Dust


Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, research, space, study, technology, meteor shower, dust, comet, atmosphere, light streaks )

Giana
- 2133 days ago - news.yahoo.com
When the annual Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight and Monday (Aug. 11 and 12), dusty fragments ripped from the tail of comet Swift-Tuttle will burn up in Earth's atmosphere, leaving streaks of light across the sky.



   

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Sheila D (194)
Monday August 12, 2013, 10:18 pm
Awesome photos. Couldn't see much here we were overcast. Noted with thanks.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Tuesday August 13, 2013, 4:18 am
Cool
 

Jim Phillips (3247)
Tuesday August 13, 2013, 8:11 am
Enjoyed the photos and videos.
Thanks for the info.

Ty, Giana.
.
 

Shawna S (45)
Tuesday August 13, 2013, 11:09 am
Hmm...I wonder if that was what all the nasty weather was about last couple of days?
Thanks Giana :")
 
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