Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower

  • Post by Weather & Climate
  • Jun 26, 2024

Late July meteor shower — don’t miss it!

A meteor shower of Southern Delta Aquarids is expected to get the maximum force in the night sky on July 30. Scientists believe that the number of meteors can reach 25 per hour, and one will be able to observe them with the naked eye, provided the night is cloudless. The residents of southern latitudes will be the luckiest - the farther to the south, the brighter and more noticeable the meteors will be.

The Southern Delta Aquarids stream was formed after two comets first merged and then collapsed. Well, the inconstancy of comets only plays into our hands.

When to watch: Late July through early August, from mid-evening until dawn.

Duration: July 18 to August 21.

Note: This shower maintains a steady presence from late July into early August, coinciding with the August Perseids.

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