Main meteor showers for 2009

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Main meteor showers for 2009

 
Shower name
Maximum
(in UT)
Normal limits
ZHR* at maximum
V (km/s)
Quadrantids
3 Jan, 12h50m
1-6 Jan
100
41
Lyrids
22 Apr, 11h
19-25 Apr
18
49
η Aquarids
5-6 May, ~19h
24 Apr-20 May
20-40
66
δ Aquarids S
28 Jul & 6 Aug
15 Jul-20 Aug
20
41
Capricornids
8, 15, 26 Jul
Jul-Aug
5
23
α Capricornids
2 Aug
15 Jul-20 Aug
5
23
12 Aug, 18h?
23 Jul-20 Aug
60
59
Orionids
21 Oct, 1h
16-27 Oct
15-20
66
Taurids N
3 Nov
20 Oct-30 Nov
10
29
Leonids
17 Nov, 18h
15-20 Nov
20
71
Geminids
14 Dec, 5h
7-16 Dec
110
35
 
 
ZHR* - Zenithal Hourly Rate is for single observer, limiting magnitude 6.5