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The Lyrid Meteor Shower, observed for more than 2,000 years when the planet makes its annual passage through the dust stream of long-period Comet Thatcher. A grain of that comet's dust is swept up in this image from the early hours of April 21, 2015, the meteor's brilliant streak crosses the central region of the Milky Way. Its trail points back toward the constellation Lyra. The yellowish hue of giant star Antares shines to the above of the Milky Way's bulge. At the top is bright planet…

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Look Up! Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Aug. 11-12

In this 30 second exposure, a meteor streaks across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 in Spr

24 Awe-Inspiring Photos Of Earth And Space

Les 4: 24 prachtige foto's! Perseid meteor shower seen from Snowy Range in Wyoming.

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“Kiroboshi”. Kimono created by Kiroboshi Onozuka. Seiko Kimono Culture Foundation Award. 33rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese textile artist Exhibition award work. Japan

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Details on the annual Orionid meteor shower. How and when to watch. In 2016, the peak mornings is October 21, but, by then, the moon will be in the way.

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i SO want to see a meteor shower! i am always alseep, or have no idea until afterwards when they happen! i think it would be absolutely amazing to watch a meteor shower :)

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Commonly known as Leonids, reports of the celestial storm have been recorded as early as the 10th century and its most prolific shower in 1833 saw as many as 100,000 meteors per hour.

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Never mind the full moon — go out and try to catch some meteors

The annual Geminid meteor shower is among the best meteor showers of the year.