If you were procrastinating, the clock is running down. Tonight pffers your last, best chance - at least until next year - to see the annual Perseid meteor shower. And tonight's sky show is expected to be that much more intense because the crescent moon is expected to disappear before the meteor showers begin. What's more, NASA astronomers say at least 80 meteors per hour will be visible during the peak display.
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