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Perseid Meteor Shower Best Views Thursday Night, Aug. 12

Perseid Meteor Shower Best Views Thursday Night, Aug. 12

The Perseid meteor shower, one of the year's best, is coming up late this week. The best viewing will be in the hours between midnight Aug. 12 and dawn on Aug. 13, according to the editors of StarDate magazine.

Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks Wednesday, Oct. 21

Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks Wednesday, Oct. 21

The annual Orionid meteor shower will peak in the hours before dawn on Oct. 21, according to the editors of StarDate magazine, who said the shower could produce up to 20 meteors per hour.