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Perseid meteor shower 2020: When is the Perseid meteor shower and when does it peak?

27 days ago   |   By Daily Express

EARTH will travel through the debris of Comet Swift-Tuttle this week, causing the Perseid Meteor Shower. But when does the cosmic display start and when will it peak?
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