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Perseid meteor shower

A meteor is seen during the Perseids meteor shower over the one of the stones of the Avebury's Neolithic henge monument in Wiltshire.

2013 Perseid meteor shower: shots from all over the world

The Perseid meteor shower is associated to the comet Swift-Tuttle and has been observed for over 2,000 years.Take a look at a few pictures of the most dazzling fireball display of the year.