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Perseid Meteor Shower of 2013: Amazing Photos by Stargazers

2013 Perseid Meteor Over New Jersey

Perry Ricciardulli

Stargazer Perry Ricciardulli caught a Perseid meteor on August 10, 2013, in Central New Jersey. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

2013 Perseid Meteor Over Phoenix, AZ

Dave Miller

Outdoor observer Dave Miller captured this Perseid meteor on August 11, 2013, in Phoenix, AZ. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

2013 Perseid Meteor by Campfire

Tom Wright

Camper and sky watcher Tom Wright sent in a photo of a Perseid meteor taken at El Dorado Lake in Kansas, early on August 11, 2013. He reports that the trees in the foreground are illuminated by campfire, providing the orange glow. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

Perseid Meteor Shower 2013: Jonathan S. McElvery

Jonathan S. McElvery

Stargazing photographer Jonathan S. McElvery captured this view of a Perseid meteor over Grafton, Mass., early on Aug. 12, 2013 during the peak of the 2013 Perseid meteor shower. He used a Nikon D700 camera equipped with a 14mm lens and set to ISO3200, 10 sec. @f/3.2 [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

Perseid Meteor Shower 2013: Jeff Dai

Jeff Dai

Photographer Jeff Dai captured this view of a Perseid meteor shower fireball streaks above the city lights of Nanchuan in western China on Aug. 11, 2013. Dai took the photo from Mount Jinfo, Chongqing, China. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

Early Perseid Meteor: 2013

NASA

This still image from a NASA video shows a brilliant fireball caused by an early Perseid meteor on July 30, 2013 as seen by NASA's all-sky camera network. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

Early Perseid Meteors Over New Jersey

Mike Black

Astrophotographer Mike Black sent in a photo of Perseid meteors taken from Belmar, New Jersey, August 5-6, 2013. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

2013 Perseid Meteors Over Pennsylvania

Michael Kelso

Astrophotographer Michael Kelso sent in a photo of two Perseid meteors taken over Schellsburg, Pennsylvania on August 6, 2013. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

2013 Perseid Meteor Over Dayton, Ohio

John Chumack/www.galacticimages.com

John Chumack sent in a photo of a Perseid meteor over Dayton, OH. Image acquired August 4, 2013. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

2013 Perseid Meteor Over Dayton, Ohio

John Chumack/www.galacticimages.com

John Chumack sent in a photo of a Perseid meteor over Dayton, OH. Image acquired August 4, 2013. [Full Story: 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers 2013]

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