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Perseids meteor shower as observed from the Snowy Range in Wyoming "This is a composite of 23 images, 22 for the meteors/stars and 1 taken at sunrise for the foreground which was lightly blended in. I also corrected the orientation of the meteors to account for the rotation of the earth (this took forever!)”

Real(Mislabeled) - This is not a picture of the 1833 Perseid Meteor Shower. - This is a famous depiction(cropped from the original) of the 1833 Leonid Meteor Storm, produced in 1889 for the Seventh-day Adventist book Bible Readings for the Home Circle

from Mashable

16 spectacular meteor shower photos from the UK and Ireland

from Slow Family

Perseid Meteor Shower Will Light Up the Night Sky This Weekend

The Perseid Meteor Shower will peak Sunday night, Aug. 11, in the Northern Hemisphere. Meteor watching is an awe-inspiring family activity.

Aug. 13 2015 Moonless Meteors and the Milky Way Image Credit & Copyright: Petr Horálek Explanation: Have you watched the Perseid meteor shower? Though the annual shower's predicted peak was last night, meteor activity should continue tonight (August 13/14), best enjoyed by just looking up in clear, dark skies after midnight. Of course, this year's Perseid shower has the advantage of being active near the August 14 New Moon. Since the nearly New Moon doesn't rise before the morning twilight…