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Alpha Centaurids

The Alpha Centaurids are a meteor shower in the constellation Centaurus, peaking in early February each year. The average magnitude is around 2.5, with a peak of about three meteors an hour.

They have been observed since 1969, with a single possible recorded observation in 1938. There was a report of a viewing in 1988, but it was not real.

References

Meteor Showers Online – The Alpha and Beta Centaurids – Gary W. Kronk

Meteor showers

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