Live Chat and Ustream: 2014 Perseid Meteor Shower

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2014 Perseids Meteor Shower

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The annual Perseid meteor shower peaked on the night of Aug. 12-13. You may still be able to see Perseids for a couple of nights after the peak, but rates will be greatly reduced. Check the map below for your area's visibility. You may see meteors any time after dark, with rates increasing toward morning. This is true for all locations in the world.

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