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WATCH LIVE: Camelopardalids meteor shower expected to light up the sky

By Arturo Garcia
Friday, May 23, 2014 22:00 EDT
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Astronomers have been anticipating a show of lights emanating from Friday night’s Camelopardalids meteor shower starting around 10:30 p.m. EST.

“The predictions at this point are that we will see a few hundred meteors per hour,” University of Western Ontario associate professor Paul Wiegert told Agence France-Presse.

The shower, stemming from dust trailing a small comet known as 209P/Linear, is expected to be visible across North America, and NASA has provided a live-stream starting at 10:30, which can be seen below.



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[Image: "Meteor Shower In The Sky," via Shutterstock]

Arturo Garcia
Arturo Garcia
Arturo R. García is the managing editor at Racialicious.com. He is based in San Diego, California and has written for both print and broadcast media, including contributions to GlobalComment.com, The Root and Comment Is Free. Follow him on Twitter at @ABoyNamedArt
 
 
 
 
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