Monday, July 11, 2005

The Delta Aquarids 7/12 to 8/19

The Southern Delta Aquarid meteor shower will be appearing in 2005 from July 12 to August 19 and will peak around July 28, 2005. Its radiant is at R.A. 339 degrees and declination -16 degrees.

The closest bright star is naturally enough Delta Aquarii and its ZHR is 20. The Southern Delta Aquarids can be best viewed after the Moon sets around midnight.

Additional information on the Delta Aquarids

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