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Eta Aquarid meteor shower: how to see shooting stars in Australia – 7NEWS.com.au

Streaking lights and shooting stars will be visible across the country. Here’s when to look up.

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Australian stargazers are in for a treat this weekend with a spectacular meteor shower set to light up the night sky.
The annual Eta Aquarid meteor shower will see streaking lights and shooting stars visible above the country on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Watch the video above for more about the meteor shower
The light show is caused by bits of rock and ice that have broken off from Halleys comet, according to Astronomer Dr Brad Tucker from The Australian National University.
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