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4 Mindblowing Spots to See This Week's Meteor Shower

Egypt will be seeing meteors sweeping through the sky every dawn from tonight until the 30th. Here are the best spots across the country to catch the show...

Staff Writer

If you are a fan of astrophotography or a budding astronomer, you should not miss the Delta Aquarid Meteor shower’s peak from today, Monday 27th July to the 30th, according to the National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics. We've rounded up the most awe-inspiring places to catch the phenomenon in action:

White Desert & Black Desert

Courtesy of Amr Abdallah Dalsh-Reuters.

Being out in the desert and very far away from any signs of civilisation makes for the best spot to watch the meteor shower and you will enjoy the beauty of nature in both deserts from completely black sands to completely white ones. 

Wadi el-Rayan & Wadi el-Hitan, Fayoum

Via Mayar Slama on Pinterest, Hakem's Photography 

Enjoy the beauty of Wadi el-Rayan lake and Wadi el-Hitan mountains along with a sky shimmering with the beautiful milky way and meteor showers at night. 

Saint Catherine & Sharm El-Sheikh, Nuweiba & Dahab in Sinai

Courtesy of Amr Tahtawi 

Climb mountains, camp, and see the world from a bird's eye view; for the thrill seekers and the adventurous. 

Katameya Observatory 

Courtesy of Tareq Teka

 Go see the biggest telescope in the Middle East and North Africa and watch the sky as it floods with meteors and bright stars, right here in Cairo.