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Perseid meteor shower 2020: Interesting facts, tips to spot the year's best meteor shower this August
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Perseid meteor shower 2020: Interesting facts, tips to spot the year's best meteor shower this August

Following the faint Delta Aquariids meteor shower in July come the Perseids, which is arguably the best and brightest meteor shower throughout the year.

Perseid Meteor Shower 2020: Here's when to catch the meteor shower at its peak this August
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Perseid Meteor Shower 2020: Here's when to catch the meteor shower at its peak this August

Taking place every year between 17 July and 24 August, the Perseids reach their peak before mid-August this year.

Meteor showers in 2020: Events to keep an eye out for that will light up the night sky this year
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Meteor showers in 2020: Events to keep an eye out for that will light up the night sky this year

Meteor showers can light up night skies from dusk to dawn. If you’re lucky or well-planned, you could just catch one in action.

Quadrantid meteors shower to take place on 4 January: Where and when to watch it
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Quadrantid meteors shower to take place on 4 January: Where and when to watch it

The Quadrantid meteors will peak on 4 January 2020, at 1.30 pm IST and are the oddest meteor showers known to us.

Parker Solar probe captures dust trail of asteroid that cause Geminid meteor showers every year
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Parker Solar probe captures dust trail of asteroid that cause Geminid meteor showers every year

The asteroid's 96,560 km dust trail is made up of dust grains and small rocks that burn up in the Earth's atmosphere.

Stunning display of the annual Perseids meteor shower through the ages — in photos
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Stunning display of the annual Perseids meteor shower through the ages — in photos

The meteor shower will likely be at its best in from midnight on 13th August and morning on 14th August.

Asteroid collision with Earth: Scientists ponder over how to tackle such a scenario
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Asteroid collision with Earth: Scientists ponder over how to tackle such a scenario

Only those asteroids whose orbit around our Sun brings them within 31 million miles of our planet — defined as "near-Earth" — are of interest.

Japanese company sends satellite to space to deliver artificial meteor shower
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Japanese company sends satellite to space to deliver artificial meteor shower

The satellite is to release tiny balls that glow brightly as they hurtle through the atmosphere.

Geminids Meteor Shower 2018 to put on an excellent show: How and when to watch
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Geminids Meteor Shower 2018 to put on an excellent show: How and when to watch

If you missed the Geminids Meteor Shower tonight, here's you chance to witness it again.

Lyrid meteor shower is expected to peak just before dawn on 22 April, up to 20 meteors will likely be visible
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Lyrid meteor shower is expected to peak just before dawn on 22 April, up to 20 meteors will likely be visible

To view the Lyrid shower this weekend, observers should find an area away from light pollution on the night of 21 April

The Geminid meteor shower will treat sky gazers with a display of celestial fireworks through the night on 13 December
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The Geminid meteor shower will treat sky gazers with a display of celestial fireworks through the night on 13 December

For maximum visibility, it is advisable to go out of the city to a remote location, preferably at an altitude.

Meteor outburst: Perseid meteor shower will be brighter this year
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Meteor outburst: Perseid meteor shower will be brighter this year

The annual Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak with double the normal number of meteors

Annual Perseid meteor shower captured in breathtaking pictures across Europe
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Annual Perseid meteor shower captured in breathtaking pictures across Europe

Pictures from the annual Perseid meteor shower which reaches its peak on August 12 and 13 in Europe.

Oops! India may miss viewing gorgeous Perseid meteor shower due to rains
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Oops! India may miss viewing gorgeous Perseid meteor shower due to rains

It's time for the Perseid meteor shower that takes place without fail every year. Best part- you don't need a telescope to see this one.

Viral video: Footage of meteor that injured 400 in Russia
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Viral video: Footage of meteor that injured 400 in Russia

Amateur footage of the meteor that crashed in Russia, injuring 400 people.

Images: Meteor crash causes explosions, injures 400 in Russia
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Images: Meteor crash causes explosions, injures 400 in Russia

A meteor streaked across the sky over Russia’s Ural Mountains on Friday morning, causing explosions and reportedly injuring around 400 people. Here are some images of the event.

Quandrantids meteor shower to light up the night sky tonight
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Quandrantids meteor shower to light up the night sky tonight

Those looking to the skies late tonight should be able to witness the fireworks by the Quandrantids ...