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Star Talk: Perseid meteor shower shaping up to be a good show

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It’s time again for the annual Perseid meteor shower. This display of “shooting stars” always takes place during mid-August and this year will be a good one for the show. In about two weeks, the peak number of “falling stars” for the Perseid meteor shower will occur. Although the greatest number of meteors per hour will occur during the afternoon of Aug. 12 this year, that’s not really bad news. The shower’s rise to maximum ...

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