Ophiuchids

Ophiuchids

(of-ee-yoo -kidz, oh-fee-) A minor meteor shower, radiant: RA 260°, dec –20°, maximizing on June 20.
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alpha] Crucids Jan 19 Jan 06-Jan 28 12h48m [alpha] Centaurids Feb 07 Jan 28-Feb 21 14 00 [gamma] Normids Mar 13 Feb 25-Mar 22 16 36 [delta] Pavonids Apr 06 Mar 11-Apr 16 20 32 April Lyrids Apr 22 Apr 16 -Apr 25 18 05 [pi] Puppids Apr 23 Apr 15 -Apr 28 07 20 [eta] Aquariids May 05 Apr 21-May 12 22 24 [theta] Ophiuchids Jun 13 Jun 08-Jun 16 17 48 June Lyrids Jun 16 Jun 11-Jun 21 18 32 July Phoenicids Jul 13 Jul 10-Jul 16 02 08 Piscis Australids Jul 28 Jul 19 -Aug 17 22 40 S.
The bright nights do not make this period the best for meteor observing, though the Ophiuchids have a double maximum on June 10 and 20, but low rates with a ZHR of 5.
0[degrees]) (11h) Mercury near the Moon (occultation) (14h) 27 New Moon (10h) 29 Jupiter near the Moon (03h) 30 Moon at apogee (405 900 km; 20h) Meteor showers Shower Duration Maximum theta Ophiuchids Jun 08-Jun 16 Jun 13 June Lyrids Jun 11-Jun 21 Jun 16 Deep-sky objects Designation Object type and constellation NGC 3766 open cluster in Centaurus NGC 3918 planetary neb.
Dec [alpha] Crucids Jan 19 Jan 06-Jan 28 12h 48m -63[degrees] [alpha] Centaurids Feb 07 Jan 28-Feb 21 14 00 -59 [gamma] Normids Mar 13 Feb 25-Mar 22 16 36 -51 [delta] Pavonids Apr 06 Mar 11-Apr 16 20 32 -63 April Lyrids Apr 22 Apr 16-Apr 25 18 05 +34 [pi] Puppids Apr 23 Apr 15-Apr 28 07 20 -45 [eta] Aquariids May 05 Apr 21-May 12 22 24 -02 [theta] Ophiuchids Jun 13 Jun 08-Jun 16 17 48 -20 June Lyrids Jun 16 Jun 11-Jun 21 18 32 +35 July Phoenicids Jul 13 Jul 10-Jul 16 02 08 -48 Piscis Australids Jul 28 Jul 19-Aug 17 22 40 -30 S.
5') at perigee (356 989 km) 24 02 Pluto near the Moon 26 01 Mercury stationary 27 19 Neptune near the Moon 30 14 Uranus near the Last Quarter Moon Meteor showers Shower Duration Maximum theta Ophiuchids Jun 08-Jun 16 Jun 13 June Lyrids Jun 11-Jun 21 Jun 16 Observing prospects for both the theta Ophiuchids and the June Lyrids are good during 2013.
Duration [alpha] Crucids Jan 19 Jan 06-Jan 28 [alpha] Centaurids Feb 07 Jan 28-Feb 21 [gamma] Normids Mar 13 Feb 25-Mar 22 [delta] Pavonids Apr 06 Mar 11-Apr 16 April Lyrids Apr 22 Apr 16-Apr 25 [pi] Puppids Apr 23 Apr 15-Apr 28 [eta] Aquariids May 05 Apr 21-May 12 [theta] Ophiuchids Jun 13 Jun 08-Jun 16 June Lyrids Jun 16 Jun 11-Jun 21 July Phoenicids Jul 13 Jul 10-Jul 16 Piscis Australids Jul 28 Jul 19-Aug 17 S.
Meteor showers Shower Duration Maximum chi Scorpiids May 27-Jun 20 Jun 05 Sagittarids Jun 08-Jun 16 Jun 11 theta Ophiuchids Jun 08-Jun 16 Jun 13 June Lyrids Jun 11-Jun 21 Jun 16 Observing prospects for the June Lyrids are favourable.
Dec [alpha] Crucids Jan 19 Jan 06-Jan 28 12h 48m -63[degrees] [alpha] Centaurids Feb 07 Jan 28-Feb 21 14 00 -59 [gamma] Normids Mar 13 Feb 25-Mar 22 16 36 -51 [delta] Pavonids Apr 06 Mar 11-Apr 16 20 32 -63 April Lyrids Apr 22 Apr 16-Apr 25 18 05 +34 [pi] Puppids Apr 23 Apr 16-Apr 28 07 20 -45 [eta] Aquarids May 05 Apr 21-May 12 22 24 -02 [theta] Ophiuchids Jun 13 Jun 08-Jun 16 17 48 -20 June Lyrids Jun 16 Jun 11-Jun 21 18 32 +35 July Phoenicids Jul 13 Jul 10-Jul 16 02 08 -48 Piscis Australids Jul 28 Jul 19-Aug 17 22 40 -30 S.
Meteor Showers Day * Shower Duration 05 Chi Scorpiids May 27-Jun 20 11 Sagittarids Jun 08-Jun 16 13 Theta Ophiuchids Jun 08-Jun 16 16 June Lyrids' Jun 11-Jun 21 * Date of maximum activity.
Alpha Crucids Jan 19 Jan 06-Jan 28 12h 48m Alpha Centaurids Feb 07 Jan 28-Feb 21 14 00 Gamma Normids Mar 13 Feb 25-Mar 22 16 36 Delta Pavonids [a] Apr 06 Mar 11-Apr 16 20 32 April Lyrids [b] Apr 22 Apr 16-Apr 25 18 05 Pi Puppids [c] Apr 23 Apr 15-Apr 28 07 20 Alpha Scorpiids May 03 Apr 11-May 12 16 00 Eta Aquarids [d] May 05 Apr 21-May 12 22 24 Chi Scorpiids Jun 05 May 27-Jun 20 16 32 Sagittarids Jun 11 Jun 08-Jun 16 20 16 Theta Ophiuchids Jun 13 Jun 08-Jun 16 17 48 June Lyrids Jun 16 Jun 11-Jun 21 18 32 July Phoenicids Jul 13 Jul 10-Jul 16 02 08 Piscis Australids Jul 28 Jul 19-Aug 17 22 40 S.
Alpha Crucids Jan 19 Jan 06-Jan 28 Alpha Centaurids Feb 07 Jan 28-Feb 21 Gamma Normids Mar 13 Feb 25-Mar 22 Delta Pavonids[a] Apr 06 Mar 11-Apr 16 April Lyrids[b] Apr 22 Apr 16-Apr 25 Pi Puppids[c] Apr 23 Apr 15-Apr 28 Alpha Scorpiids May 03 Apr 11-May 12 Eta Aquarids[d] May 05 Apr 21-May 12 Chi Scorpiids Jun 05 May 27-Jun 20 Sagittards Jun 11 Jun 08-Jun 16 Theta Ophiuchids Jun 13 Jun 08-Jun 16 June Lyrids Jun 16 Jun 11-Jun 21 July Phoenicids Jul 13 Jul 10-Jul 16 Piscis Australids Jul 28 Jul 19-Aug 17 S.
Meteor Showers Day Shower Duration 05 Chi Scorpiids May 27-Jun 20 11 Sagittarids Jun 08-Jun16 13 Theta Ophiuchids Jun 08-Jun 16 16 June Lyrids' Jun 11-Jun 21 Date of maximum activity.