August 12, 2015 12:16 PM EDT

The Perseid meteor shower lit up the night sky Wednesday as up to 100 meteors per hour flew by the Earth. Astronomers say the view this year will be especially spectacular thanks to the position of the moon.

If you missed the action outside, check out highlights from TIME’s live broadcast. The program, provided by Slooh, includes livestreams from prime viewing locations around the world, including in the Canary Islands, Canada and the United Kingdom. Experts also provide commentary to help viewers understand the science behind the phenomenon.

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Write to Justin Worland at justin.worland@time.com.

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