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Examples of Perseid Meteors as seen from Latitude 35N near 4am

Examples of Perseid Meteors as seen from Latitude 35N near 4am The Persesids are particles released from comet 109P/Swift–Tuttle during its numerous returns to the inner solar system. They are called Perseids since the radiant (the area of the skyRead More >

Perseids Radiant

The Perseid is the most gifted Meteor Shower of the year for the Northern Hemisphere: The Perseid offers a consistently high rate of meteors every year (up to 100 meteors per hour) It occurs in August when the temperatures areRead More >

Perseid meteors can be seen from anywhere in the northern hemisphere during the month of August. They can be seen during the late evening hours but are best seen between midnight and dawn. The shower is compromised in early AugustRead More >