Aquarids


Aquarids
/ak"weuh rids, ah"kweuh-/, n. (used with a pl. v.)
either of two collections of meteors comprising meteor showers having their apparent origin in the constellation Aquarius and visible either in early May (Eta Aquarids) or late July (Delta Aquarids).
[AQUAR(IUS) + -ID1]

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  • Aquarids — /ak weuh rids, ah kweuh /, n. (used with a pl. v.) either of two collections of meteors comprising meteor showers having their apparent origin in the constellation Aquarius and visible either in early May (Eta Aquarids) or late July (Delta… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Southern Delta Aquarids — The Southern Delta Aquarids are a meteor shower visible from mid July to mid August each year with peak activity on July 28 or 29 July. The parent body for this shower is unknown. Periodic Comet 96P/Machholz 2 (1994o) is the leading candidate… …   Wikipedia

  • Eta Aquarids — The Eta Aquarids are a meteor shower associated with Halley s Comet.The shower is visible from late April to early May each year with peak activity on May 6th.The Eta Aquarids get their name because their radiant appears to lie in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Delta Aquarids — Astron. See under Aquarids. * * * …   Universalium

  • Eta Aquarids — /ay teuh, ee teuh/, Astron. See under Aquarids. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Aquarius (constellation) — Infobox Constellation name = Aquarius abbreviation = Aqr genitive = Aquarii symbology = the Water bearer RA = 23 dec= −15 areatotal = 980 arearank = 10th numbermainstars = 10, 22 numberbfstars = 97 numberstarsplanets = 5 numberbrightstars = 2… …   Wikipedia

  • Acuario (constelación) — Aquarius Nombre Latino Aquarius Abreviatura Aqr …   Wikipedia Español