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Annual Meteor Shower on Sunday

One of the year's most impressive meteor showers is due to return on Sunday, August 12 at midnight, as a trail of debris left by a comet passes by the earth. There should be one or two meteors per minute.

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Star Shower Sunday

Go outside on Sunday, August 11th just after 9 p.m. andyou'll see streaming meteors that will skim the atmospherehorizontally and leave colorful, long-lasting trails.

Space contains lots of small asteroids and comet dust. Whenthey hit the Earth's atmosphere, they appear as fierystreaks of light. From August 11 through 13, the...

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