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Meteor spectacle 'set to dazzle' A view captured during the 2009 Perseid meteor shower The annual display is caused by debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle Sky-watchers could be in for "fantastic views" over the next two days as the Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak. According to Nasa, the shower could produce a display of up to 80 meteors per hour. "A waxing crescent moon will set before the shower becomes active, setting a perfect stage for meteor watching," said the US space agency on its website. Experts are urging people to head away from city lights for the best views.