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Alpha-Centaurid meteor shower peak on the 8th February

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Alpha Centaurid meteor shower.

The Alpha Centaurid meteor shower is considered to be a "minor" meteor shower. The reason is, on average, only 3 to 5 meteors per hour are normally observed during this shower. This particular shower is also considered to be for more advanced meteor observers, but it can still be well worth observing even for those still at the beginners level.
The January Alpha Centaurid meteors commonly make their appearances during the nights of January 22 through February 21.

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