How to see Draconid meteor shower tonight?

The Draconids, also called as Giacobinids, radiate from a point in the constellation of Draco the Dragon. Astronomers forecast that Draconids are coming in the North America on the evening of October 8, 2011. It is also expected that it might be slicing across the sky at the rate of 500 to 1,000 an hour at the shower's peak. The shower may peak between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time in the Middle East, North Africa, and parts of the Europe.

How to see Draconid meteor shower today?

The shower will appear in the North America at nightfall moves across the Atlantic. Thus, the North American could see the best shot of Draconid. The entry speed of Draconid meteor shower is being 12 miles per second so the North American can see it well in the dark and clear sky as it moves North, between 10 and 40 degrees above the horizon around 4 p.m. EDT. The Astronomers expect that it may be hard to see brightest meteors as moon is nearer to full-moon status. For next 40 years Earth won't stumble upon the 1900 stream again.

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