Moscow residents will be able to observe the peak of the Southern Delta Aquarids meteor shower on the night of July 30. This was reported by the press service of the Moscow Planetarium.
The planetarium emphasized that the Moon and Jupiter, which will be especially bright, can interfere with observing the starfall, the TV channel notes. “360”…
“It is best to observe the Southern Delta Aquarids in the predawn hours, away from the city lights in the southern part of the sky, where the Aquarius constellation is located on the night of activity,” the experts advised.
The maximum peak of activity will be at 09:00 on Friday, July 30, writes “Moscow 24”… By that time, the meteors will fall to 16 meteors per hour, notes NSN… It is noted that it will not be possible to enjoy the spectacle because of the daylight hours. In the meantime, the stars will be able to be seen over the next several nights.
About the meteor shower on “Radio 1” told the leading researcher of the State Astronomical Institute. PC. Sternberg at Moscow State University astrophysicist Sergei Popov. According to him, even in ideal conditions, one meteor can be seen exactly once every few minutes, including in the Moscow region in clear weather, far from city lights. The astrophysicist added that real meteor showers occur quite rarely, once every several decades, writes RT…
The Southern Delta Aquarids meteor shower can be observed until August 23, the city news agency writes. “Moscow”… This phenomenon is annual and usually begins on July 12th.
On May 23, it was reported that the star N Cas 2021, discovered in the constellation Cassiopeia by a Japanese astronomer, became 50 times brighter in two months. It is noted that stars rarely become brighter and brighter over several months. The object is now one of the brightest stars in the Northern Hemisphere of the sky.