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Example sentences from the Web for perseid
For this reason, Leverrier pronounced, in 1867, the Perseid to be of older formation than the Leonid system.A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century|Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
A dawdling August Perseid scratched a thin mark of light across the blackness.Vigorish|Gordon Randall Garrett
The Perseid meteors sometimes fall at the rate of about sixty per hour.Astronomy of To-day|Cecil G. Dolmage
Secondly, that it was a new power which he erected, and that he was not merely the transferee of the power of the Perseid line.Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3|W. E. Gladstone