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Active Meteor Showers

As of 22-Sep-2018

Southern Taurids

Parent Body: Comet 2P/Encke
Radiant Constellation: Taurus
Radiant RA: 2h
Radiant Dec: +9°
Start Date: 09/10
Peak Date: 10/10
End Date: 11/20
Meteor Velocity: 27 km/s
Hourly Rate: 5
The Taurids are an annual meteor shower associated with the comet Encke. The meteors are very spread out and diffuse. The Taurids are extremely long-lasting, but usually don't offer more than about 7 meteors per hour. That is true even on the South Taurids' peak night.