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Alpha-Capricornid Meteor Shower

This shower is caused by Periodic Comet Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova. Meteors from this shower may be visible from July 15 through Aug. 25 with the peak on Aug. 2/3. The meteor hourly rate may be about 8. The meteors will appear to originate from a point in the constellation of Capricornus (RA 20 hrs 36 min, Dec -10°).


James M. Thomas, last updated October 11, 1999.

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