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Top tips to view a meteor shower

Skywatchers are in for a dazzling display as the annual Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak on Wednesday.

For the first time since 2007, the shower will coincide with a new moon - making viewing conditions particularly favourable, weather permitting.

BBC Breakfast spoke to Space Physicist Dr Martin Archer to get some advice on how best to view the spectacle.

  • 11 Aug 2015
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