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The Perseid meteor shower typically offers one of the year's best displays of "shooting stars" each August, but this year, it could be even better than usual.
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The Perseids, one of the year's best meteor showers, peak this week. And they could be even more brilliant than usual, thanks to some good timing.
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Watch the Perseids, which put on arguably the best meteor shower for the Northern hemisphere, reach their peak Sunday night.
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