The view of a meteor shower over Russia. (AFP/Getty Images)
The Delta Aquarid meteor shower is expected to peak from July 28 to 29, but the moon could make it difficult to see many meteors this year.
"Watch for meteors radiating from the southeast after midnight," Calo said. "Skywatchers could see up to 20 yellowish meteors per hour, although moonlight will make it difficult to see faint meteors."
Although scientists aren't exactly sure which comet's trail of dust and debris gives rise to the Delta Aquarids each year, they think that the meteor shower is created when the Earth passes through the trail left by a Comet 96P/Machholz, spotted by amateur astronomer Don Machholz in 1986.
So between the constellations, planets and meteor shower, there's no shortage of stargazing targets to seek out in July. Good luck and clear skies!
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