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Perseids Starfall

Perseids starfall from 10 to 20 August. Already next week, starting from August 10, it will be possible to observe the famous Perseids starfall in the night sky. The Perseids are numerous tail particles of the Swift-Tuttle Comet. It last approached the Earth in 1992.

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Aquarids Starfall

In the first dates of May we will be able to watch the Aquarids Starfall. The peak of its activity will be on May 6-7, but overall the shower is visible from about April 19 to about May 28 each year.

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Leonid Meteor Shower

Watching the Leonid meteor shower on November 16-18 The Leonids are a starfall known for its bright and abundant flashes. Every year it can be seen in November, and this year is not an exception. This time the peak of the meteor shower will take place on November 16-18.

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Lyrid Meteor Shower

The first spring star rain on April 21-22. Next week we will be able to see the first spring star rain. On April 21 to 22, we will have a chance to observe the largest meteor shower in the Northern Hemisphere — the Lyrid shower, whose maximum will fall on this night.

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Orionids Starfall

From October 16 to 27, a real starfall will spill onto the Earth. It will be a meteor shower with a radiant in the Orion constellation, and therefore it will be called the Orionids Starfall. The peak of its activity will be on October 21-22.

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Draconid Meteor Shower

Another meteor shower this week. On October 8, 2020 the maximum effect of the Draconid meteor shower is expected. The coordinates of the radiant during its maximum are as follows: alpha - 262 degrees, delta - + 56 degrees. Ideal time for observations: October 8 at 20:00 UT, as well as October 9 at 4:00 UT and from 9.

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Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower

Meteor shower on July 29th — don’t miss it! A meteor shower of Southern Delta Aquarids is expected to get the maximum force in the night sky on July 29. 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.

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