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Supermoon to outshine meteor showers this week

A supermoon Sunday will compete with the ongoing Perseid meteor shower for top billing with sky watchers.

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 09:12pm EDT

Tags: Greg Redfern, supermoon,

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Perseid shower to light up late-night sky

It's the time of summer when the sky provides a celestial shower to delight campers and city-dwellers alike.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 08:54pm EDT

Tags: space place, Greg Redfern,

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Perseid meteor shower: Watch the shooting stars

Astronomer Elizabeth Warner with the University of Maryland Observatory says the best time and place to see the annual meteor shower is after midnight Sunday, in the darkest spot available.

Friday - 08/10/2012, 04:20pm EDT

Tags: Elizabeth Warner, University of Maryland