Perseid meteor shower will peak on August 12

By Planetsave
Sunday, August 4, 2013 13:20 EDT
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Perseid meteors streak across the sky near Rogers Spring in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada in 2008. The annual Perseid meteor shower -- dubbed "the tears of St. Lawrence" in honour of a martyred Christian saint -- reaches its peak this weekend. (AFP Photo/Ethan Miller)
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