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Friday, August 13, 2010

Perseid meteor showers: Ancient sky show plays again

Pictured is a half-hour exposure looking north over the small village of stargazers on Table Mountain. Some faint horizontal streaks across the sky were caused by jets — not by meteors. The optimal meteor-shower viewing at Table Mountain attracted stargazers of all ages and expertise.