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Share your photos of the Perseid meteor shower

A meteorite of the swarm of meteorites Perseida burns up in the atmosphere above San Miguel de Aguayo village, in Cantabria, northwest Spain in 2016.
A meteorite of the swarm of meteorites Perseida burns up in the atmosphere above San Miguel de Aguayo village, in Cantabria, northwest Spain in 2016. Photograph: Pedro Puente Hoyos/EPA

It’s that time of year again. The annual Perseid meteor shower will peak over the weekend, with those gazing to the heavens may get the opportunity to spot scores of shooting stars every hour.

Wherever you are in the world, if you are lucky enough to spot any shooting stars we’d love to see your photos.

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This article titled "Share your photos of the Perseid meteor shower" was written by Guardian readers, for theguardian.com on Friday 11 August 2017 12.42pm

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