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In case of cloud cover, watch Perseid meteor shower from Huntsville camera

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Meteor above Georgia (Source: NASA) Meteor above Georgia (Source: NASA)

Scores of meteors blazed across the sky beginning Saturday night and will continue into the early morning hours of Tuesday.

The clouds were too thick in North Alabama, making the annual Perseid meteor shower difficult to spot over the weekend.

The peak of the meteor shower is around 3 a.m. to 5 a.m. local time. To prepare for the light show, NASA suggests finding open sky away from artificial lights, laying down on the ground and giving your eyes about 30 minutes to adjust to the darkness. 

If there's bad weather, you can still view the shower via NASA's camera from Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville. NASA's Ustream video will begin around 8 p.m.

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