The Perseid Meteor Shower over Northamptonshire, England on Aug. 11, 2015.

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The Perseid Meteor Shower over Northamptonshire, England on Aug.

A long exposure image shows a Perseid meteor streak across the night sky over the remains of St. Ilia Roman Christian basilica near the town of Pirdop on Aug. 12, 2015.

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A long exposure image shows a Perseid meteor streak across the night sky over the remains of St. Ilia Roman Christian basilica near the town of Pirdop on Aug.

A meteor from the Perseid Meteor shower can be seen in the upper left corner in this long exposure image as the Jerusalem Fire burns in Lake and Napa Counties near the town of Clearlake, Calif., on Aug. 12, 2015.

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A meteor from the Perseid Meteor shower can be seen in the upper left corner in this long exposure image as the Jerusalem Fire burns in Lake and Napa Counties near the town of Clearlake, Calif., on Aug.

Aug. 13, 2015 - Pilsum, Lower Saxony, Germany - A shooting star lights up the night sky above the Pilsum lighthouse in Pilsum, Germany, 12 August 2015. Additionally towards the top of the image the Milky Way can be seen. On the nights of the 12 and 13 August 2015 the shooting stars of the Perseid stream are to unfold at maximum splendor. Photo: Matthias Balk/dpa (Credit Image: © Matthias Balk/DPA via ZUMA Press)

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The Perseid meteor shower over Rogla, Slovenia on Aug. 13, 2015.

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Draconid meteor shower, called the Draconids or the Giacobinids, will take place on 8 and 9 October.

The Perseid meteor shower over Leeberg hill near Grossmugl, Austria on Aug. 13, 2015.

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The Perseid meteor shower over Leeberg hill near Grossmugl, Austria on Aug.

The Perseid meteor shower at Wotton-under-Edge, in Gloucestershire Perseid Meteor Shower, England in August 2015.

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The Perseid meteor shower at Wotton-under-Edge, in Gloucestershire Perseid Meteor Shower, England in August

13 Aug 2015, Germany --- A shooting star lights up the night sky above the Pilsum lighthouse in Pilsum, Germany, 12 August 2015. Additionally towards the top of the image the Milky Way can be seen. On the nights of the 12 and 13 August 2015 the shooting stars of the Perseid stream are to unfold at maximum splendor. Photo: Matthias Balk/dpa --- Image by © Matthias Balk/dpa/Corbis

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upworthy: photos show why the Perseid meteor shower is so incredible.Our solar system is one amazing place. And if you don’t already think so, this year’s Perseid meteor shower is proof.

The Perseid meteor shower over the Maculje archaeological site near Novi Travnik in Bosnia on Aug.13, 2015.

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The largest meteor to impact Earth since 2013 went unnoticed when it landed on Feb. as tracking near-Earth objects is improving but still notoriously difficult.

A meteor from the Perseid meteor shower (left) and the lights from a plane (right) streak across the sky near Gemuend, Germany on Aug. 13, 2015.

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A meteor from the Perseid meteor shower (left) and the lights from a plane (right) streak across the sky near Gemuend, Germany on Aug.

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