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Eta Carinids

The Eta Carinids are a meteor shower lasting from January 14 to 27 each year. It peaks on January 21. It was first discovered in 1961 in Australia.[1] Roughly two to three meteors occur per hour at its maximum.[2] It gets its name from the radiant which is close to the nebulous star Eta Carinae.


^ Kronk, Gary W.. "Eta Carinids" (in English). Meteor Showers Online. pp. 1. Retrieved 2007-01-21.
^ "Eta Carinids" (in English). maa.mhn.de. pp. 1. Retrieved 2008-08-05.

Meteor showers

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