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August 9–10 A Meteor Shower, a Meteorite, and More

August 9–10 A Meteor Shower, a Meteorite, and More

Every August planet Earth cuts through the so-called “river of rubble” left behind along the orbit of Comet Swift-Tuttle—which last visited the inner solar system in 1992—treating us to one of the flashiest meteor showers of the year, the Perseids. 

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