Sharing web post via Newslanes | The News Hub Perseid meteor shower 2019: Hundreds of meteors are about to light up the night sky — Newslanes | The News Hub

The Perseid meteor shower is one of the most prolific spectacles of the year that peaks mid-August. Around this time of year, between mid-July and the end of August, our planet crosses paths with the orbit of Comet Swift-Tuttle. The orbit is littered with bits and pieces of space rock that slam into our planet [...]

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