Space Rocks!

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From the 6th to 10th October if you go out stargazing in the early evening you may be lucky enough to see the Draconid Meteor Shower. This annual meteor shower may not be as spectacular as the Aquarids or Perseids as shown in the two beautiful images above but it is definitely worth a look.

Find Out More: To find out more about space rocks including meteors, asteroids, the difference between them and what a shooting star actually is take a look here -

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  • Tell us which of these images is your favourite and why?
  • Include three scientific facts in your answer.
  • Tell us if you were going to take a photograph like these, what would you do differently? What else would you try to capture?

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