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When you wish upon a shooting star…it’s probably a meteoroid
August 11, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: aresauburn™ The Perseid Meteor Showers, which occur every year around this date, are caused by the comet Swift-Tuttle. The comet itself was discovered in 1862, and could be seen again with binoculars in 1992. Calculations have shown that the comets witnessed in China in 188 A.D. and 69 B.C. were most likely the […]



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