The Perseid Meteor Shower peaks this weekend. If you cannot see it from where you are, it can be watched online. NASA will have a webcast tonight from 11:00 P.M. (EST) through 3 A.M. (EST). Sunday night, the online Slooh Space camera will offer live views of the Perseid Meteor Shower from 7 P.M. (EST) through most of the night. You can obtain links, views and a live chat by going to Space.com.
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