The Annual Perseid Meteor Shower

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A Perseid meteor streaks across the night sky during the peak of the... News PhotoAnnual Event,Astronomy,England,Full Length,General View,Horizontal,Human Interest,London - England,Meteor,Mountain Peak,Night,Perseids,Science,Science and Technology,Sheep,Sky,Technology,UKPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Ollie MillingtonLONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 12: A Perseid meteor streaks across the night sky during the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower on August 12, 2013 in London, England. The annual display, known as the Perseid shower because the meteors appear to radiate from the constellation Perseus in the northeastern sky, is a result of Earth's orbit passing through debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle. (Photo by Ollie Millington/Getty Images)