And to top things off, the Perseids meteor shower is in its peak stage. Notice that the constellation Camalapardalis is right by the radiant point.
The 2022 Perseid meteor shower peaks in August. Find best dates and use the meteor showers animation to see how, where and when to see the shooting stars.
EtymologyFirst attested in English in 1785, the word camelopardalis comes from Latin, and it is the romanization of the Greek "καμηλοπάρδαλις" meaning "giraffe", from "κάμηλος" (kamēlos), "camel" + "πάρδαλις" (pardalis), "spotted", because it has a long neck like a camel and spots.