This bright meteor was seen in the sky above Wrightwood, Calif., during the Leonid meteor storm of 1966. Storms are more intense than showers, but every year Leonid meteors streak across the night sky in November.
This long-exposure photograph taken on April 23, 2015, on Earth Day, shows Lyrids meteors shower passing near the Milky Way in the clear night sky of Thanlyin, Myanmar.
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A photographer looks at the sky at night to see the annual Geminid meteor shower on the Elva Hill, in Maira Valley, near Cuneo, northern Italy on December 12, 2015.
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Tonight might bring the best chance to view the gamma Delphinid meteor shower in the United States since 1930, according to NASA. Here, astronomers watch the night sky for the Perseid meteor shower, in a file photo.