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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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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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Relive Earth's wild history of meteor strikes

In the sky, it's a bird, it's a plane, it's a meteor! This nifty graph lets you explore confirmed meteor strikes on Earth.

By May 8, 2013

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Meteor shower created by Halley's Comet to peak Sunday

NASA will provide live video of the event, as well as a live chat with Bill Cooke, head of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office.

By May 5, 2013

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NASA to Webcast Lyrid meteor shower Monday night

A camera at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will broadcast live images of the space fireworks show.

By April 22, 2013

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Was that a meteor over New York (and zipping across Twitter)?

A NASA representative tells the Associated Press that the bright object seen by many along the East Coast of the U.S. last night may well have been a meteor.

By March 23, 2013

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What if a meteor heads toward NYC? NASA says 'pray'

If a meteor similar to the one that hit in Russia was on a path toward New York, we might be lucky to get even three weeks' warning, NASA's Charles Bolden Jr. says at a House Committee hearing.

By March 20, 2013

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Meteor blazing over Russia captured on video

The shocking sight of a meteor over Russia this morning was captured in dramatic fashion by many cameras.

By February 15, 2013

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Don't miss the best meteor shower of the year

On the evening of December 13, the peak of the Geminid meteor shower promises a spectacular show of shooting stars.

By December 11, 2012

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Orionid meteor shower promises a weekend treat

Looking for something stellar to do this weekend? Wander outside of the city early Sunday morning and observe the Orionid meteor shower.

By October 20, 2012