Meteor Shower Over The United Kingdom : News Photo

Meteor Shower Over The United Kingdom

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CASTLETON, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 13: A meteor is visible as it streaks across the night sky and appearing to be above the constellation of Ursa Major on August 13, 2013 over the North Yorkshire Moors, United Kingdom. The Perseid Meteor shower is visible from mid-july each year with peak activity being between the 9th and 14th of August. During the peak, the rate of meteors can reach 60 or more per hour. They can be seen all across the sky as they gradually fall away from the tail of the Swift-Tuttle comet. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)
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CASTLETON, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 13: A meteor is visible as it streaks across the night sky and appearing to be above the constellation of Ursa Major on August 13, 2013 over the North Yorkshire Moors, United Kingdom. The Perseid Meteor shower is visible from mid-july each year with peak activity being between the 9th and 14th of August. During the peak, the rate of meteors can reach 60 or more per hour. They can be seen all across the sky as they gradually fall away from the tail of the Swift-Tuttle comet. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)
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