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Perseid meteor shower 2020: How and when to watch the sky’s best show of the year – Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Perseid meteor shower, which occurs every August due to debris left behind from Comet Swift-Tuttle, is almost here. Here’s what you need to know about the August 11-13 show.

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Youll be able to catch the popular meteor shower as Earth passes through the path of Comet Swift-Tuttle from late July until late August, but if you want to best views, its all about catching it at peak time: between 2 a.m. local time through predawn hours of August 13.
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