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Don’t forget to watch it, there will be 3 meteor showers by the end of July

for lovers astronomy For those who await the meteor shower, there will be three meteor shower Which is in the night sky at the end of July 2022, exactly on July 28 and July 30, 2022.

Quoted from the astronomical site Langitselatan.com, July 28 is the time of the Piscis Austrinid meteor shower, while July 30 will be the Southern Delta Aquarid meteor shower. Here’s the explanation:

July 28 – Pisces Austrnid meteor shower

The Piscis Austronid meteor shower will be the first meteor shower to have peak activity in July with a maximum of 5 meteors per hour.

This meteor shower, which occurs from July 15 to August 10, will appear to be coming from the constellation Pisces Austronus at a speed of 35 km / s. The Piscid Austroid meteor shower can be seen from 19:52 WIB until dawn.

July 30 – South Delta Aquarid meteor shower

The Delta Aquariid meteor shower is a meteor shower that comes from the debris of comet Marsden and Krach Sungrazing. Like Aquarid eta, the southern Aquarid Delta meteor shower, which runs from July 12 to August 23, also appears to be coming from Aquarius. This meteor shower will reach its peak on July 30 with a speed of 41 km/s with 25 meteors per hour.

The Aquarid meteor shower can be seen from 19:44 WIB until dawn. As the southern Delta Aquarid meteor shower Andean rose, the crescent moon set over the western horizon. So there will be no moon till dawn.

July 30 – Alpha Capricorn

In addition to the Southern Aquarid Delta and Pisis austrinid on July 30 meteor shower Alpha Capricorn will reach its peak. The meteor shower, which runs from July 3 to August 15, will appear from the direction of Capricornus and originate from Comet 45P Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova. Another hypothesis is that the meteor shower originated from the asteroid 2002 EX12, later known as Comet 169P/NEAT.

The peak of Capricorn’s meteor shower will occur on July 30 at a rate of 5 meteors per hour. However, there are usually fireballs that form and pass through the night sky.

The constellation of Capricorn has risen since sunset and observers can enjoy meteor shower Alpha Capricorni overnight until dawn. The Moon sets at 19:45 WIB. So there will be no moon till dawn.

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