Sign In

Can S. δ-Aquariids be seen in Christmas Island?

Flying Fish Cove, capital of Christmas Island.

We recommend you read the introduction to meteor showers.

S. δ-Aquariids(SDA) meteor shower will be active from Sunday, July 12 2020 until Sunday, August 23 2020. Its peak day is Wednesday, July 29 2020, according to information published by the International Meteor Organization. For more information, check out the meteor shower calendar 2020.

Choose a meteor shower to obtain for relevant information:

Position of S. δ-Aquariids

S. δ-Aquariids's radiant during its peak day will be at alpha=340°, delta=-16°. The zenithal hourly rate is: 25 meteors per hour.

The visibility of a meteor shower depends on several factors: geographic coordinates of observer and elevation, time of the day, city lights pollution, the weather and the terrain. For reference, we have calculated the position (elevation / azimuth) of S. δ-Aquariids's radiant in the sky during its peak day, Wednesday, July 29 2020, for the following cities in Christmas Island.

Choose a country to obtain relevant information:

Flying Fish Cove58°103°84°155°63°255°34°258°255°----------106°30°102°

The Sky and Stars in Christmas Island

The following is a simulation of the sky and stars as seen from Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island during its peak day starting at 00:00.

You may adjust the speed of the simulator backward or forward to see the movement of the radiant over the horizon.

Content last updated on 2016-01-06