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The Dazzling Perseid Meteor Shower of 2018 in Photos

Perseid Pierces Through Smoky Skies

Maxim Senin

The night sky "was not as dark as usual due to California wild fires," Senin told Space.com in an email, "but still a lot of stars, planets, constellations etc. visible with naked eye — though not as clear because of a thin layer of smoke."

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