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A look at the Perseids meteor shower from Qatar

Several night owls in Qatar this weekend drove out to the desert to catch the Perseids meteor shower in its full splendor. Here's a snapshot of what they saw.

Qatar stargazers in for a treat this week with Perseid meteor shower

Unlike last year, when a super-moon lit up the sky and made watching the shower difficult, the Perseids will peak a day before the new moon this week, meaning there will be no light to obscure the show.

Annual Perseid meteor shower to be visible from Qatar this week

Despite the rise of a supermoon that will leave the sky unusually bright this week, astronomers say Perseids' fireballs should still be visible to the naked eye on Tuesday and Wednesday.
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