Meteor shower: How to watch Southern Delta Aquariids, Alpha Capricornids

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Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Nature buffs and stargazers will have a lot to look forward to Monday night as two meteor showers will peak.

According to AccuWeather, the southern Delta Aquariids and the Alpha Capricornids will peak from the night of July 29 to the early hours of July 30.

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"A combination of 20 to 25 meteors will be visible per hour, as long as clouds do not interfere with viewing conditions," the website said.

For those in big cities like Atlanta, Boston and Philadelphia, they will need to find areas away from light pollution to see the showers, but most can expect to see the show after midnight local time. Rain, clouds and thunderstorms are expected in parts of Arizona, New Mexico, the Great Lakes, Tennessee and Mississippi. Even moonlight can obscure the shows, but NASA typically live streams showers.

The New York Times reports that it's best to use your own eye, rather than binoculars or telescopes, to view the shower. You should also give yourself about 30 minutes for your eyes to adjust to the darkness.

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