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'Giraffes' Meteor Shower to Sprinkle Sky Tonight


2014-05-23    By Jordan Moses
'Giraffes' Meteor Shower to Sprinkle Sky Tonight
    Starting as early as 10:00 p.m., a meteor shower is predicted to rain across the sky Friday night. Camelopardalids, named after the giraffe constellation, is expected to be visible from all of the U.S. with clear skies. The shower's parent, Comet 209P/LINEAR, was only discovered 10 years ago and passes through Earth's orbit only once every five years. The shower will peak between the hours of 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. ..

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