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Comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle approaches Earth every 133 years during its oblique orbit around the sun. It last approached Earth in 1992 and will return in 2126. Its path of debris causes the annual Perseid meteor shower. Image courtesy NASA/JPL

EYES TO THE SKY: Peak meteors, no moonlight!

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Perseid meteors are more intense after midnight and especially as Perseus climbs highest before dawn. Read More