Perseids Over Japan
The 2016 Perseid meteor shower will appear to radiate out from the constellation Perseus as shown in this sky map from the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan. The Perseids will peak on Aug. 12, 2016. Related: The 2016 Perseid Meteor Shower: When, Where & How to See It.
What Are Meteor Showers?
Learn why famous meteor showers like the Perseids and Leonids occur every year [See the Full Infographic Here].