Your Guide to Summer's Best Meteor Showers

In May, skywatchers were let down after a new meteor shower, the Camelopardalids, failed to fulfill its stormy expectations and was a bit of a dud. But August could be a redeeming month for fans of cosmic fireworks.

The predawn nights from the end of July to mid-August are typically very rich in meteors, and the show has already begun. While August’s headliner is of course the Perseid meteor shower, there are also six additional minor showers that will light up the night sky over the next s

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