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Have you ever seen the Perseids?

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Uploaded on July 30, 2021

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Have you ever seen the Perseids?

2021-07-30 – Have you ever seen the Perseids? We have some advice on how to watch one of the best meteor showers of the year. This year, the light show will peak on the night of August 12 and 13.

(Credit: Canadian Space Agency)

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Perseid meteor shower

What? When? Where? How?

Up to 50–80 meteors per hour! (during peak activity)

Late July to mid-August Between moonset and dawn

Go to a dark place Look up at the sky!

Make a wish! Or hundreds!

Visit our guide! https://asc-csa.gc.ca/perseids

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