Top Three Videos from the Perseid Meteor Shower

By Grace Muller, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
August 15, 2012; 9:17 AM ET
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All across the United States, astronomy fans stayed up late Saturday to catch a glimpse of the Perseids meteors streaking across the sky.

The Perseids meteors peaked during the evening of Aug. 11-12, with a viewing rate of as many as 100 meteors an hour.

Correction: Facebook commenter Matt Tazbin said that this video, originally our top pick from the weekend meteor shower, is from 2009, not 2012.

Have you seen any other amazing perseid meteor shower videos? Tweet your suggestions to @AccuWeather or leave them in the comments.

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