August Radiants

(Official three-letter codes are in parentheses)

Full Moon:
2007 July 30
2007 August 28
2008 August 16


Major Activity:
Recommended experience level: Beginning and up

RadiantDurationMaximum
Perseids (PER)July 23-August 22Aug. 12/13


Moderate Activity:
Recommended experience level: Intermediate and up

RadiantDurationMaximum
Northern Iota Aquarids (NIA)August 11-September 10Aug. 25/26
Southern Iota Aquarids (SIA)July 1-September 18Aug. 6/7
Alpha Capricornids (CAP)July 15-September 11Aug. 1/2
Northern Delta Aquarids (NDA)July 16-Sepember 10Aug. 13/14
Kappa Cygnids (KCG)July 26-September 1Aug. 18


Minor Activity
Recommended experience level: Expert

RadiantDurationMaximum
August EridanidsAugust 2-27Aug. 11/12
Upsilon PegasidsJuly 25-August 19Aug. 8/9
Alpha Ursa MajoridsAugust 9-30Aug. 13/14


Daylight Activity
Recommended experience level: Expert

RadiantDurationMaximum
Gamma LeonidsAugust 14-September 12Aug. 25/26