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Perseid meteor shower in pictures

This year perseid meteor shower reached its peak on the nights from 10 to 14 August

The Perseid meteor shower, one of the brighter meteor showers of the year, occur every year between July 17 and August 24. This year it reached the peak on the nights from 10 to 14 August. Perseids are made of tiny space debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle and named after the constellation Perseus. Perseid meteor shower seen in different places on Earth - in photo gallery by TASS.