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Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight: Tips on how to see it
Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight: Tips on how to see it

The Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight and you don't want to miss it. The Perseid meteor shower is usually one of the most prolific meteor showers of the year, with an estimated peak of 30 to 40 meteors zooming across the sky per hour. This year, however, observers should expect a slightly less spectacular show, as the lingering effects of Sunday evening's super bright, supermoon will drown out some of the fainter meteors. "What the moon is doing is lighting up the whole sky, it's like nature's own light pollution," said Alan MacRobert, of Sky and Telescope magazine. "It will reduce the number of faint meteors you can see, but you...

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