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Perseid radiant. The radiant is the area where the meteors in a shower seem to originate. People in the northern hemisphere get the best view of the Perseids because in the southern hemisphere the radiant is below the horizon. Southern hemisphere observers can still see a worthwhile number of meteors coming up from the horizon. Mona Evans, "Meteor Shower - the Perseids" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art27461.asp
Astronomy Picture of the Day for 10 Aug 2013--See Explanation. Clicking on the picture will download the highest resolution version available.
thomas o'brien – Google+ - 2012 Perseid meteor shower overlooking Denver Colorado. …
Location of the Geminids for Northern Hemisphere Observers The Geminid meteor shower will reach it's peak of 50-80 meteors per hour on the night of December 13/14, 2013