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Double luck: Perseid meteor and lightning

We’re beginning to get reports from people seeing meteors! Here’s a meteor – plus lightning – over Sun Valley, Idaho.

Photo via EarthSky Facebook friend Nils Ribi.

Photo via EarthSky Facebook friend Nils Ribi.

EarthSky Facebook friend Nils Ribi captured this cool photo on July 31, 2013. He wrote:

Scored a double tonight…a Perseid meteor and lightning in the same shot over Sun Valley, Idaho. July 31, 2013

Thank you, Nils!

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