Alpha Capricornids

Alpha Capricornids

() See Capricornids.
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Several weak, long-lasting showers with radiants in the southern sky should each produce several meteors visible per hour late in the night: mainly the southern Delta Aquariids but also the Piscis Austrinids and Alpha Capricornids.
The Alpha Capricornids, which originate from Comet 169P/NEAT, stand out as unusually slow-moving and sometimes bright.
Observations during this period can be very rewarding and the meteors show very different aspects; the delta Aquariids are typically faint and white, the Piscis Australids, although few in number are bright and white, and the alpha Capricornids are very slow and yellow, and often present fireball-class meteors.
The Delta Aquarids, Piscis Australids, Alpha Capricornids, Iota Aquarids and the rise to maximum and peak of the Perseids may all be observed under dark skies.
Several weak, long-lasting showers with radiants in the late-night southern sky should each produce several meteors visible per hour late at night: mainly the southern Delta Aquariids but also the Piscis Austrinids and Alpha Capricornids.
Several minor, long-lasting meteor showers with radiants in the southern sky are active in July, including the Alpha Capricornids, Piscis Austrinids, and Delta Aquariids.
Delta Aquarids [e] Jul 29 Jul 21-Aug 29 22 36 Alpha Capricornids [f] Jul 30 Jul 15-Aug 25 20 28 Orionids [d] Oct 21 Oct 02-Nov 07 06 20 Southern Taurids [g] Nov 05 Oct 01-Nov 25 03 20 Northern Taurids Nov 12 Oct 01-Nov 25 04 00 Leonids [h] Nov 17 Nov 12-Nov 21 10 08 Alpha Monocerotids Nov 21 Nov 15-Nov 25 07 48 Dec.
Several minor, long-lasting meteor showers with radiants in the southern sky are active during July, including the Alpha Capricornids, Piscis Austrinids, and Northern and Southern Delta Aquarids.