Me­teor show­ers

Some show­ers don’t pro­duce as many me­te­ors per hour as oth­ers, but spot­ting a shoot­ing star is al­ways a great ex­pe­ri­ence.

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Quad­ran­tids

Dates: 1 to 12 Jan­uary Peak: 4 Jan­uary

Max per hour: 80 Constellation: Boötes

Lyrids

Dates: 14 to 30 April

Peak: 23 April

Max per hour: 20 Constellation: Lyra

Eta Aquar­ids

Dates: 19 April to 28 May

Peak: 6 May

Max per hour: 20 Constellation: Aquar­ius

Delta Aquar­ids

Dates: 12 July to 23 Au­gust

Peak: 30 July

Max per hour: 20 Constellation: Aquar­ius

Per­seids

Dates: 14 July to 24 Au­gust Peak: 13 Au­gust

Max per hour: 100 Constellation: Perseus Dra­conids

Dates: 6 to 10 Oc­to­ber Peak: 9 Oc­to­ber

Max per hour: 10 Constellation: Draco Ori­on­ids

Dates: 2 Oct to 7 Nov

Peak: 22 Oc­to­ber

Max per hour: 15 Constellation: Orion Tau­rids

Dates: 20 Oct to 10 Dec Peak: 13 Novem­ber

Max per hour: 5 Constellation: Tau­rus Leonids

Dates: 6 to 30 Novem­ber Peak: 18 Novem­ber

Max per hour: 15 Constellation: Leo Gem­i­nids

Dates: 4 to 17 De­cem­ber Peak: 14 De­cem­ber

Max per hour: 120 Constellation: Gem­ini Ur­sids

Dates: 17 to 25 De­cem­ber Peak: 23 De­cem­ber

Max per hour: 10 Constellation: Ursa Mi­nor

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