The annual Perseid meteor shower

  • Updated: August 14, 2013 - 5:21 PM

The annual Perseid meteor shower, taken, Sunday morning near Cotton, MN shows a couple meteors along with the Milky Way at about 12:30 AM. The shower happens as Earth passes through a stream of debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle. If you live in North America, stargazers should be able to spot the shooting stars any time after dark, with NASA predicting up to 100 meteors per hour. ] NOT FOR RESALE: brianp@startribune.com

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