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Eta-Lyrids meteor maximum in the constellation Cygnus is at ~01:00 UT, 10th May, 2018

 



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Eta-Lyrids meteor maximum at ~07:00 UT, 10th May, 2015



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Eta-Lyrids Meteor Maximum on the 9th May, 2013

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Comet IRAS-Araki-Alcóck is a long-period comet, with an orbital period of around 964 years, and is the parent comet of the minor Eta Lyrid meteor shower. This shower's radiant lies between Vega and Cygnus and produces 1 or 2 meteors an hour in mid-May with a peak between May 9 and May 11.
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Eta-Lyrids meteor shower on the 10th May, 2010.
(1:00 UT)

ZHR=3.0
Velocity=46.6km/s (rather rapid)
Radiant:  RA=19.4h/292°  Dec=39.7° (J2000) (in constellation Cygnus)


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