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Perseid meteors light up skies tonight, despite supermoon

These showers are so stunning that Google even dedicated an animated Doodle to the celestial show.

By August 12, 2014

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August hosts Perseid, the best meteor shower of the year

This month, a spectacular sight is coming to the nighttime sky. Here's the lowdown on how you can catch a glimpse of the Perseids.

By August 6, 2013

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Skywatchers gear up for Perseid meteor onslaught

This annual crowd-pleaser -- one of the most spectacular sky shows you'll ever see -- is about to hit its peak.

By August 8, 2013

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Online resources for the amateur astronomer

If you're looking forward to seeing Perseids this week, you might want a refresher course of mapping the sky. These sites will get you ready for any cosmic event.

By August 11, 2009