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All Eyes photos and video gallery: Perseid meteor shower brightens the skies

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August

The skies in the Northern Hemisphere were filled with meteors Thursday night and Friday morning. 

The Perseids come around every year when Earth passes through the streams of dust and debris left behind by Comet Swift-Tuttle.

This year, the peak was forecast to be particularly spectacular — the Perseids were in a rare outburst, according to NASA scientists. 

 

[Last modified: Friday, August 12, 2016 7:06pm]

    

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