PARSIPPANY, NJ - It's an exciting night for star watchers this evening as two meteor showers will peak over our area shortly after midnight and will remain visible towards dawn.
The showers overlapping Monday are the the southern Delta Aquarids and the Alpha Capricornids.
The Delta Aquarids officially started July 12 and run through Aug. 23. They will peak tonight and tomorrow night and will produce around 10 to 20 meteors per hour.
The alpha Capricornids are active through August 11 with maximum activity occurring during the last week of July, according to the American Meteor Society.
The skies should be clear tonight for ultimate viewing potential.