Astronomical Doubleheader” meteor shower to be seen Sunday, Monday

For you star gazers out there, dueling meteor showers will illuminate the night sky beginning late Sunday night.

What’s being instituted a cosmic doubleheader, the Southern Delta Aquarids and Alpha Capricornids will top simultaneously Sunday night into the early morning hours on Monday.

The meteor showers are best seen with the naked eye after 3 a.m., when the moon sets, due to the current moon phase.

A material science teacher with St. Lawrence College says the meteors won’t be moving in a specific course, so as long as you have an extensive variety of sky, you ought to see around 15 to 20 meteors each hour.

“Just a hammock, a chaise lounge, or anything else you have that you can pull out. You know, spread out on the grass with a blanket and enjoy the view of the sky. It’s a truly lovely season to simply take a gander at the stars,” said Dr. Aileen O’Donoghue.

As per the American Meteor Society, this occasion will not simply occur more than one evening. These shooting stars can be seen on any night between the end of July and the beginning of August, according to legend.