Friday 7 February 2014

Astronomy Scrapbook Saturday 8th February 2014

Eye in the Sky
alpha and Beta Centaurid meteor shower

On the night of Feb 8th the alpha and beta centaurid meteor shower reaches its peak. The shower is active from Feb 2nd to Feb 25th, first observed in 1969 the shower is weak with a maximum rate of between 8-14 meteors per hour.

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