The Annual Perseid Meteor Shower

SPRING MOUNTAINS NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, NV - AUGUST 12: A Perseid meteor streaks across the sky over the community of Cold Creek on August 12, 2015 in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, Nevada. The annual display, known as the Perseid shower because the meteors appear to radiate from the constellation Perseus in the northeastern sky, is a result of Earth's orbit passing through debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
The Annual Perseid Meteor Shower : News Photo
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