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This week's night sky will be illuminated by 2 meteor showers......

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The peak of Friday's Delta Aquariids meteor shower is....

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anticipated to occur about 6 a.m. ET......

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mid-evening, reaches its peak at 2 a.m. local time....

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and then descends below the horizon around sunrise.....

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Every year, any hour between July 12 and August 23....

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sees the Southern Delta Aquariids meteor shower....

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The meteors, which typically travel at a speed of....

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 25 miles per second and average 10 to 20 per hour,