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A Perseid in the Moonlight
A Perseid in the Moonlight (click to enlarge)

A Perseid in the Moonlight
Date: 1 Jan 2009

A perseid meteor streaks across a star-encrusted and cloud-scattered sky.

The Perseids, which peak during mid-August each year, are considered to be one of the best meteor showers.

Credit: Jimmy Westlake

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