Spectacular Photos Of The Perseid Meteor Shower 2016 Around The World

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A Perseid meteor streaks across the sky above Inspiration Point early on August 12, 2016 in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. The annual display, known as the Perseid shower because the meteors appear to radiate from the constellation Perseus in the northeastern sky, is a result of Earth’s orbit passing through debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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A meteor streaks past stars in the night sky above medieval tombstones in Radmilje near Stolac, south of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, August 12, 2016. (Photo by Dado Ruvic/Reuters)

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A meteor streaks past stars in the night sky above the ruins of a church in the Los Alcornocales (cork oak forests) nature park, during the Perseid meteor shower in the ancient village of La Sauceda, near Cortes de la Frontera, southern Spain, in the early morning of August 12, 2016. (Photo by Jon Nazca/Reuters)

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A meteor streaks past stars in the night sky above trees in the Los Alcornocales (cork oak forests) nature park, during the Perseid meteor shower in the ancient village of La Sauceda, near Cortes de la Frontera, southern Spain, in the early morning of August 12, 2016. (Photo by Jon Nazca/Reuters)

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A meteor streaks across the sky in the early morning during the Perseid meteor shower in Ramon Crater near the town of Mitzpe Ramon, southern Israel, August 12, 2016. (Photo by Amir Cohen/Reuters)

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A meteorite of the swarm of meteorites Perseida burns up in the atmosphere above Fuerteventura Island, in Canarias, southwest Spain, 12 August 2016. (Photo by Carlos de Saa/EPA)

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Perseid meteors streak across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower above Van Lake, in eastern Turkey, Van on August 12, 2016. (Photo by Sitki Yildiz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

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Perseid meteors streak across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower above Van Lake, in eastern Turkey, Van on August 12, 2016. (Photo by Sitki Yildiz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

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A picture taken with a slow shutter shows a meteor moving past stars in the night sky over lake Neusiedlersee near Moerbisch am See, around 70 km southeast of Vienna, Austria, early 12 August, 2016. The Perseid meteor shower is seen every August when the Earth passes through a stream of space debris left by Comet Swift-Tuttle. (Photo by Lisi Niesner/EPA)

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A meteor streaks past stars in the night sky above medieval tombstones in Radmilje near Stolac, south of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, August 12, 2016. (Photo by Dado Ruvic/Reuters)

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A view of meteors lighting up the night sky above a wind turbine at ‘Saint Nikola’ wind park near the Kavarna, some 500km from Sofia, Bulgaria, 12 August 2016. The Perseid meteor shower occurs every year in summer when the Earth passes through debris and dust of the 109P/Swift-Tuttle comet. The Perseids, one of the brightest meteorite swarms, consist of a multitude of stellar particles which due to their high speed glow up and burn by entering Earth’s atmosphere. (Photo by Vassil Donev/EPA)

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A Perseid Meteor flashes across the night sky above Corfe Castle on August 12, 2016 in Corfe Castle, United Kingdom. The Perseids meteor shower occurs every year when the Earth passes through the cloud of debris left by Comet Swift-Tuttle, and appear to radiate from the constellation Perseus in the north eastern sky. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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A Perseid meteor streaks across the sky above trees on August 12, 2016 in the central Israeli village of Luzit during the Perseids meteor shower which occurs every year when the Earth passes through the cloud of debris left by Comet Swift-Tuttle. (Photo by Menahem Kahana/AFP Photo)

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This picture taken on August 12, 2016 shows a Perseid meteor along the Milky Way illuminating the dark sky near Pesquera de Ebro in the province of Burgos, northern Spain, during the “Perseids” meteor shower. Northern hemisphere sky-gazers are in for a special treat on August 11, night with a rare shooting star “outburst”, which astronomers hope will not be marred by clouds and a bright Moon. (Photo by Cesar Manso/AFP Photo)

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In this 30 second exposure, a meteor streaks across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower Friday, August 12, 2016 in Spruce Knob, W. Va. Scientists call this an outburst, and they say it could reach up to 200 meteors per hour. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP Photo)

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In this night photo a Perseid meteor streaks across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower above a roadside silhouette of a Spanish fighting bull, in Reduena, Spain, Friday, August 12, 2016. Scientists say this year the Perseid meteor shower will be more intense than normal, predicting up to 200 meteors per hour caused by a trail of debris from a comet orbiting the Sun. (Photo by Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP Photo)

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In this long exposure photo, first lights of the sun rise at dawn during the annual Perseid meteor shower at the Guadarrama mountains, near Madrid, in the early hours of Friday, August 12, 2016. (Photo by Francisco Seco/AP Photo)

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A meteor streaks past stars in the night sky above medieval tombstones in Radmilje near Stolac, south of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, August 12, 2016. (Photo by Dado Ruvic/Reuters)

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