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Alpha-Capricornids meteor maxima at 05:00 UT, 29th July, 2013, in the in constellation Cassiopeia.



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Alpha-Capricornids meteor maxima on the 29th July, in the in constellation Cassiopeia.

ZHR=2
Velocity=24.8 km/s
Radiant: RA=20.4h/307° Dec=-8.2° (J2000)

The stream is active from the 19 July to the 18th August.



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Alpha-Capricornids Meteor Shower
ZHR=2.0 
Velocity=24.8km/s (slow)
The radiant is at Position (2000): RA=20.7h/307°  Dec=-8.2°
Solar longitude=127.0°

The shower sometime produces brilliant fireballs.

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The Alpha Capricornids are active from a wide radiant located in western Aquarius, three degrees northeast of the fourth magnitude star Epsilon Aquarii. Current rates are about one per hour. They have a velocity of 23 km/sec.

Active: Jul 3 —August 15; Maximum: July 30 (λ = 127°); ZHR = 4;
Radiant: alpha = 307°, Dec = -10°; v = 23 km/s; r = 2.5;

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