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The Perseids: Why is There a Meteor Shower? - Universe Today
[/caption] Every year from late July to mid-August, the Earth encounters a trail of debris left behind from the tail of a comet named Swift-Tuttle. This isn’t the only trail of debris the Earth encounters throughout the year, but it might be one of the most notorious as it is responsible for the annual Perseid … Continue reading "The Perseids: Why is There a Meteor Shower?"