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Perseids are typically the best meteors of the year

By Andrew Freiden - bio | email
Posted by Phil Riggan - email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Perseids are typically the best meteors of the year.  They show up every August and they are peaking soon. 

The best viewing time this year is Tuesday night through Early Wednesday of this week but you may see others at the non-peak time. 

Click on the video on the left for an explanation of the Perseids.  You can also click the link on the left to read an article from NASA's science office.

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