Two meteor showers predicted to peak Monday night

(AP Photo/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle, Blaine McCartney)

The American Meteor Society (AMS) is predicting two meteor showers to be at their peak Monday night.

The AMS says the Southern delta Aquariids and alpha Capricornids are the ones we'll get to see, both are active until mid-August.

The delta Aquariids are said to be a strong shower but best seen from the southern tropics. The AMS says this will produce lower rates of meteors seen from anywhere north, but the meteors do produce "good rates for a week." Just because it'll be best seen in the south, though, doesn't mean you won't see it.

Capricornids has been active since July 3, but is expected to hit the peak around midnight tonight, according to the AMS.

The showers are expected to bring us 20 to 25 meteors per hour.

As long as clouds and city lights cooperate, millions of stargazers will get a chance to see something beautiful.

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