(WTHR / NBC News) – Stargazers, get ready! You have the opportunity to see some shooting stars on July 28th.
Summer is the high season for meteor showers. According to NBC News, the meteor shower Delta Aquarid started on July 12 and will be visible until August 23 The early morning hours of July 28.
The Perseid meteor shower began on July 17 and lasts until August 24, peaking on August 12.
Bill Cooke, meteorologist at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, tells NBC News that the best chance of seeing meteors is in clear, dark skies and away from the bright lights generated by the meteors Light streaks would overwhelm when they enter the earth's atmosphere and burn themselves.
says Cooke, Prime Time The aquarium showers of Delta Aquarid are seen before sunrise.
"These meteors have many small particles, so they're easy to study," said Cooke of the Delta Aquarids. "But people will only be able to see her for a few nights."
To see the meteor shower, NASA recommends lying flat on your back, looking straight up to see as much of the sky as possible.
It is said to be patient, as it takes about 20 minutes for the eyes to become accustomed to the dark, and there can be long intervals between shooting stars.