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Astronomical event: Delta Aquarid meteor shower

  • 28 Jul 2019
  • 2:00 AM - 3:00 AM

The Delta Aquarid meteor shower favours the Northern Hemisphere where it is likely to be more visible.  These meteors are produced by the debris left behind by the Marsden and Kracht comets.

It is a long and rambling shower which runs annually from July 12 to August 23. This year it will peak on the night of July 28 and the best viewing hours will be after midnight and before dawn on the morning of July 29 between 2-3am.

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