Eta Aquarids

Eta Aquarids

[ey-tuh, ee-tuh]
noun Astronomy.
See under Aquarids. Unabridged


[ak-wuh-rids, ah-kwuh-]
noun (used with a plural verb)
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 Unabridged
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