By SHINICHI IIZUKA/ Staff Writer
August 14, 2020 at 14:05 JST
A shooting star of the Perseid meteor shower, center left, is seen amid the Milky Way above the equestrian statute of Kemal Ataturk, the founding father of the Republic of Turkey, in Kushimoto, Wakayama Prefecture, at 11:19 p.m. on Aug. 12. (Shinichi Iizuka)
KUSHIMOTO, Wakayama Prefecture--Against the silhouette of an equestrian statue here, about 100 skygazers marveled at the peak of the Perseid meteor shower from the evening of Aug. 12. [Read More]
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