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How to photograph a meteor shower

Head for the country and point your camera toward the sky

By Stan Horaczek

The 2017 solar eclipse has been getting all the press lately, but there’s another photogenic event happening in the sky soon, and there’s no chance it will scorch your eyeballs. The Perseid meteor shower peaks in mid-August, with this year’s brightest show happening on…

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