Meteor Shower

Meteorite of the Perseids meteor shower...epa03821652 A shooting star of the Perseids meteor shower burns up in the atmosphere in this photo taken near Salgotarjan, some 100km northeast of Budapest, Hungary, late 11 August 2013. The Perseid meteor shower occurs every year in August when the Earth passes through debris and dust of the Swift-Tuttle comet.  EPA/PETER KOMKA HUNGARY OUT

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A shooting star of the Perseids meteor shower burns up in the atmosphere on Sunday night near Salgotarjan, Hungary. The shower occurs every August when the earth passes through debris and dust of the Swift-Tuttle comet. Read more