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A meteor flies across the sky in the 2015 Perseid meteor shower in West Virginia. The bright streak of light is the result of the meteor heating up when it enters the Earth’s atmosphere. (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Watch the Perseid meteor showers in August

Ashley Bu, Reporter July 27, 2022

From the middle of July to the end of August 2022, the Perseid meteor showers will be visible at night in the northern hemisphere of the Earth. Often regarded as one of the best meteor showers to watch,...

A meteor streaks across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 in Spruce Knob, West Virginia. The Perseids, a meteor shower that occurs in mid July to mid August, is one of two meteor showers created by Halley’s comet. (NASA)

Meteor shower visible this weekend

Kieri Karpa, Head Layout Manager May 4, 2018

Most children hope a wish on a shooting star will make their dreams come true, but there isn’t much magic behind them. Shooting stars are bits of space debris, like parts of asteroids, that hit...

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