08 ~ 13 ~ 15 ... Photographer Chris Bakley captured this spectacular photo of a Perseid meteor streaking over Cape May, New Jersey during the Perseid meteor shower's peak on Aug. 12, 2015. Show continues this evening.
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Before the Meteor Rush - In the foreground stands the region's Church of St. Andrew ruin, with bright Jupiter dominating the sky to its right. Two galaxies lie in the background: our own Milky Way, and the faint smudge of the more distant Andromeda Galaxy just above the ruin's leftmost wall. Credit: Tamas Ladanyi (www.astrophoto.hu)