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Parties held in Utah to view meteor shower
May 24, 2014, 1:34 pm
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Anyone see this?


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SALT LAKE CITY — It’s a meteor shower 200 years in the making. The cosmic fireworks will kick off around midnight and Utahns are already getting ready for the once in a lifetime show–but the weather could be problematic.

Mother Nature could make or break this. If you look to the northern skies, you should be able to see the meteor shower, but no one knows what it will look like, but it’s expected to be magical.

For the first time in history, the Earth will be passing through space dust that’s been accumulating for hundreds of years. The small particles were created from a trail of the 209P Linear Comet.

“What happens is the meteor showers are the product of comets, as they go around the sun they leave a trail of dust behind,” said Carl Hergenrather of NASA.

It’s an atmospheric storm that could produce…

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