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Perseid meteors are also known as St. Lawrence's Tears, since the shower occurs near his August 10 feast day
Perseid meteors are also known as St. Lawrence's Tears, since the shower occurs near his August 10 feast day

Planets, Perseids and more in the night sky

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Venus is high, planets on the inside track of the solar system will be moving through the night sky in the coming weeks, and there's the Perseid meteor shower to look for. St. Lawrence University physics professor (and astronomer) Aileen O'Donoghue made another visit to our studios this morning. She shared a long list of night sky news with Martha Foley.

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