The Annual Perseid Meteor Shower

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Perseid meteors streak across the sky on August 12, 2013 in Cathedral... News PhotoCathedral Gorge State Park,Horizontal,Human Interest,Meteor,Nevada,Perseids,Science,Science and Technology,Sky,Spire,Technology,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesCATHEDRAL GORGE STATE PARK, NV - AUGUST 12: Perseid meteors streak across the sky on August 12, 2013 in Cathedral Gorge State Park, Nevada. 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 Ethan Miller/Getty Images)