Southern Delta Aquariid, Alpha Capricornid meteor showers: 10 photos captured by skygazers

Astronomy buffs were treated to a stunning natural light show over the weekend as two meteor showers, the Southern Delta Aquariids and Alpha Capricornids, reached their peak. A third meteor shower, the Perseids, also was active and is expected to peak on Aug. 11 to 12, according to the American Meteor Society.

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Skygazers flocked to social media to share their photos of possible meteors using the hashtags #DeltaAquariids, #AlphaCapricornids, #meteor and #meteorshower. Here are some of our favorites:

1. @sanderazul, Instagram

2. @imakashmehta, Instagram

3. @ontelle_perrin_photography, Instagram

4. @phillip_fiala, Instagram

5. @darkskyobeserver, Instagram

6. @hongguous2, Instagram

7. @harshatphotography, Instagram

8. @rojacobsen_images, Instagram

9. @gregjfarmer, Instagram

10. @bebauz, Instagram