Radiant of Perseids All meteors associated with one particular shower have similar orbits, and they all appear to come from the same place in the sky, called the Radiant. Meteor showers take their name from the location of the radiant. The radiant for Perseids meteor shower is in the constellation Perseus.
How to observe Perseids- If it’s not cloudy, pick an observing spot away from bright lights, lay on your back, and look up! You don’t need any special equipment to view the Perseids – just your eyes.
So, if you will combine these ideal observing conditions and high rates (an average of 60 meteors per hour at the peak) with the fact that the best nights for viewing as August 11 to 12 and August 12 to 13, then it can become a perfect weekend celestial treat to enjoy for.