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Sunday, July 28

Delta Aquariids Meteor Shower | 2019
Sunday, July 28 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Delta Aquariids Meteor Shower | 2019
Late July 2019, around July 28 presents the nominal peak of the Delta Aquariid meteor shower, but this long and rambling shower is officially active from about July 12 to August 23 each year. The new moon in early August 2019 means lovely waning crescent moons ...

Sunday, August 11

Perseids Meteor Shower: Up to 50 Meteors / Hour | 2019
Sunday, August 11 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Perseids Meteor Shower: Up to 50 Meteors / Hour | 2019
In 2019, the peak night of this shower will be totally free of moonlight. The annual Perseids meteor shower is the glittery result of Earth’s passage through a stream of debris left behind by a comet, so you should expect to see 50 meteors per hour  – as ...

Tuesday, October 8

Draconids Meteor Shower | 2019
Tuesday, October 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Draconids Meteor Shower | 2019
October’s Draconid meteor shower – sometimes called the Giacobinids – radiates from the fiery mouth of the northern constellation Draco the Dragon. Because the radiant is located so far north on the sky’s dome, this shower favors temperate and far-northern latitudes, such as the U.S., Canada, ...