The annual meteor shower is set to reach its peak tonight in a stunning night sky display that can see up to 20 flames per hour. Here's all you need to know to catch the spectacular heavenly show.
The meteor shower of Delta Aquariids is a spectacular display of what is essentially cosmic dust and pieces of comet waste (or comets) in our orbital path that is flying near the Sun.
The comet throws particles that then penetrate our atmosphere – about 60 miles above the Earth – and approaches the sky at about 90,000 km / h (150,000 km / h), sometimes evaporating into shooting stars and leaving a trace of flaming light.  Also on rt.com
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This particular group of meteors is visible from mid-July to mid-August each year. However, the "show" reaches its peak to 20 meteors per hour on July 28-29. For all time zones, the best viewing time is after midnight, but before dawn.
Those in the southern hemisphere get the best view in the house, although meteors will still be visible in the more northerly countries when viewed away from the lights of the city, moon, clouds, or heavy pollution.
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