Meteors and Update for August 9th, 2020

Disintegrating Perseid meteor this morning – August 9, 2020
Perseid meteor passing Polaris to the right, with the constellation Cassiopeia shown far right. August 9, 2020

All continents (except Antarctica) are now represented, with two new additions (in italics), bringing the total countries and territories to 39:

Africa – South Africa

Asia – China, Hong Kong SAR – China, India, Israel, Malaysia, The Maldives, New Zealand, Pakistan, The Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Turkey

Australia

Europe – Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia (also in Asia), Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom

North America – Canada, and the United States

South America – Brazil

Published by Jim Flanegin

it shows up in the pictures...I am a US citizen (born in California), though spent my childhood through high school living primarily in SE Asia, giving me a deep view of both East and West.

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