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Skywatcher Ryan Taylor of Biglerville, PA, sent in this photo of a Perseid meteor taken August 11, 2013.

The annual Perseid meteor shower of 2013 peaks in mid-August. See photos Perseid meteor shower fireballs by stargazers as the 'shooting stars' display nears its peak.

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The Geminid Meteor Shower, which is scheduled to reach its peak on Dec. is usually the most satisfying of all the annual showers. - Astrophotographer Babak Tafreshi caught this Geminid meteor in

2013 Perseid meteor photo

2013 Perseid meteor photo

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Astrophotographer Peter Greig drove two hours to Lindisfarne Castle located on Holy Island, Northumberland, UK, to produce this amazing composite image of Perseid meteors falling on August 11, 2013. See more photos here: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/9qcc

Astrophotographer Peter Greig drove two hours to Lindisfarne Castle located on Holy Island, Northumberland, UK. to produce this composite image of Perseid meteors falling on August [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers

Comet 96P Machholz - This comet is the possible parent of the Delta Aquarid meteor shower. It was discovered on May 12, 1986 by Donald Machholz

Delta Aquarid shower officially began mid-July. Comet Machholz, the possible parent of the Delta Aquarid meteor shower, was discoverd on May by Donald Machholz.

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Perseid Meteors over Ancient Bristlecone Pine in the White Mountains of California. This is a composite shot of 73 meteors, aligned as they were captured according to where they were against the stars. Credit and copyright: Kenneth Brandon.

Night sky watcher William Berry sent in a photo of a fireball at Slide Mountain over Washoe Valley, NV. He says the image is a wide angle stack of about 1 hour, 30 second exposures, and he brightened the meteor trail a bit. See Our Full Gallery of Dazzling Perseid Meteor Shower Photos for 2013 [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

Night sky watcher William Berry sent in a photo of a Perseid meteor at Slide Mountain over Washoe Valley, NV. He says the image is a wide angle stack of about 1 hour, 30 second exposures, and he brightened the meteor trail a bit.

Astrophotographer Mike Black sent in a photo of Perseid meteors taken from Belmar, New Jersey, August 5-6, 2013.

Update: See the latest 2013 Perseid meteor shower photos and how to watch an Aug. 12 webcast here: Amazing Perseid Meteor Shower Photos: Celestial Fireworks Wow Stargazers

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Astrophotographer Eric Bender sent in a photo of 3 Perseid meteors and the Milky Way, shot near Payson, AZ.

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See the Quadrantid meteor shower of 2013 live online tonight here courtesy of NASA.

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Brillian Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks TONIGHT Astrophotographer Tommy Eliassen sent in a photo of a Geminid meteor taken over Hemnes, Nordland, Norway, on Dec.

Night sky photographer Mike Hankey of Freeland, Md., captured this dazzling Leonid meteor on Nov. 17, 2012, during the peak of the annual Leonid meteor shower.  CREDIT: Mike Hankey

Night sky photographer Mike Hankey of Freeland, Md., captured this dazzling Leonid meteor on Nov. during the peak of the annual Leonid meteor shower.

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Amazing Perseid Meteor Shower Photos: Celestial Fireworks Wow Stargazers hope there is Kal el falls over there

Geminid Meteor Shower (December 2013)

The Geminid meteor shower peaks the week of Dec. Astrophotographer Cody Limber took this composite image during the Geminid meteor shower on Dec.

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