Notice from Astronomical Society of Penang about Perseid Meteor Shower observing session on Saturday night

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT of “Public Observation of Perseid Meteor Shower 2017”

The Astronomical Society of Penang will be organizing a public session to observe the Peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower beginning 9.00 p.m. on Saturday, 12 August 2017. The expected Zenithal Hourly Rate (ZHR) during the peak is 150 Perseid Meteors per hour. The venue of the observation is Lim Choon Kiat Observatory, Pulau Betong, Balik Pulau. This observatory is located on the south-western part of Penang Island with the GPS coordinates:

5deg. 18min. 27sec. N
100deg. 12min. 13sec. E

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