Perseid meteor shower
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Perseid meteor shower 2015

Perseid meteor shower

College photography professor Donna Cosentino watches meteor streak through the sky above Anza Borrego Desert State Park, just before dawn on Thursday. Scores of the “shooting stars” were observed during the annual skyshow when Earth passed through interplanetary matter from an orbiting comet.

 (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
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College photography professors Donna Cosentino and Judith Preston watch a Persied meteor streak through the starry sky above Anza Borrego Desert State Park. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
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Perseid meteor shower over Fehmarn, Germany.

 (Daniel Reinhardt / European Pressphoto Agency)
Perseid meteor shower

A long-exposure image of a meteor streaking over the early Byzantine Christian basilica ‘Red Church’ near Perushtitsa, Bulgaria, early Thursday.

 (Vassil Donev / European Pressphoto Agency)
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A meteor crosses the sky behind the lighthouse in Pilsum, Germany.

 (Matthias Balk / AFP/Getty Images)
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A meteor above Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.

 (Griffin Moores / Associated Press)
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A meteor crosses the sky over the North Sea coast in Pilsum, Germany.

 (Matthias Balk / AFP/Getty Images)
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A Perseid meteor streaks across the sky above desert pine trees in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, Nev.

 (Ethan Miller / Getty Images)
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A meteor passes above Rievaulx Abbey in England.

 (Oli Scarff / AFP/Getty Images)
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A meteor streaks through a bare patch of sky above Gainesville, Fla.

 (Matt Stamey / Associated Press)
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Spectators watch the meteor shower near Schmitten, Germany.

 (Jan Eifert / European Pressphoto Agency)
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