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In the next three days at the Baltic states fall meteor rain

August 10 2005
18:51

In the next three nights Baltic residents will be able to watch meteor rain to the naked eye. But how bright is "stellar performance, experts predict not taken. True, they do not exclude that on the night of August 12, the Balts will see up to a hundred shooting stars an hour.

Generates a stream of stars, the comet Swift-Tettli, visited the near-solar space 13 years ago. He left a long trail of cosmic particles that ignite, falling into the Earth's atmosphere.

The largest Starfall Estonians watched in 1999. Then, astronomers have counted about 200 shooting stars per hour, according to NTV.

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