First-ever Camelopardalids meteor shower lights up skies across the U.S.

May 25, 2014 3:49 PM

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A once-in-a-lifetime meteor shower, named the May Camelopardalids, lit up the skies late Friday and early Saturday.

The first-ever Camelopardalid shower was at its most dramatic in the morning hours of Saturday, though it fell short of the meteor storm of 200 meteors per hour that was forecast by tracking groups.

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