Despite the Perseid meteor shower being more visible in the northern hemisphere, due to the path of Comet Swift-Tuttle's orbit, the shower was also spotted from the exceptionally dark skies over ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile.
“Pyramid of Giza (Egypt) - years old. Planetary alignment that will take place Dec 2012 is dead-on alignment with the Pyramids at Giza. Night Sky in Giza, Egypt on December local time … one hour before sunrise compared with the Pyramids at Giza.
Antares and Clouds Image Credit & Copyright: Ivan Eder Explanation: Antares is a huge star. In a class called red supergiant, Antares is about 850 times the diameter of our own Sun, 15 times more massive, and times brighter.