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30 meteors per hour: when you can see the double Starfall

30 метеоров в час: когда можно будет увидеть двойной звездопад

It is very rare.

In the night of Tuesday, July 28, in the pre-dawn sky can be observed shooting stars from two meteor showers: the South Delta akvarid and alpha-capricornid. The last of them known for their “fireballs” – incredibly bright meteors.

Together the two meteor shower will produce about 20 meteors per hour. So, a meteor shower is the Delta Aquarids can be observed every year from 12 July to 23 August, at the peak of the number of meteors reaches 20 per hour. Best stream visible from the southern hemisphere, but from the North it can also be seen briefly.

Alpha of Capricorniain turn, active from 3 July to 15 August. This meteor shower is rather weak and produces on average about 5 meteors per hour, according to the American meteor society (AMS), its advantage will be bright fireballs – meteors that in just a few seconds can light up the whole sky and you can see much longer than a normal falling star.

In addition, the alpha of Capricornia can be equally observed in both hemispheres. July 29-30 there will come peak of two meteor showers – one night in the sky you can see up to 30 meteors per hour.

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