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How to see a meteor shower caused by Halley’s Comet this weekend – 3AW 693AM

Australians who rise early this Saturday and Sunday morning will be rewarded with a spectacular treat — a meteor shower. Australia’s astronomer at large, Dr Fred…

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Australians who rise early this Saturday and Sunday morning will be rewarded with a spectacular treat a meteor shower.
Australia’s astronomer at large, Dr Fred Watson, says this meteor shower is more special than most.
“What is happening is the earth is ploughing into a cloud of dust particles left behind by a comet in its orbit,” he told Neil Mitchell.
“This one is of particular interest because the comet that left these particles behind is Comet Halley, it’s probably the most famous of all the…

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