BEAUTIFUL: Halley’s comet brings meteor shower

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(CNN) — A meteor shower from Halley’s comet peaked early Tuesday morning in the northern hemisphere but will peak Tuesday night/Wednesday morning in the southern hemisphere.

This NASA video shows the shower.

This year, the Eta Aquarid meteor shower coincides with a supermoon May 7. Stargazers might have another chance to see the shower just before dawn next Sunday.

Otherwise, as with the famed Halley’s comet — there’s always next year. Earth crosses the comet’s orbital path each spring between April and May.

Halley’s comet itself won’t be visible again until at least 2061.

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