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alpha Capricornids Meteor Shower
July 3 - August 15
The Alpha Capricornids are active from July 3 through August 15 with a “plateau-like” maximum centered on July 30. This shower is not very strong and rarely produces in excess of five shower members per hour. What is notable about this shower is the number of bright fireballs produced during its activity period. This shower is seen equally well on either side of the equator.
Next period of activity: July 3rd, 2019 to August 15th, 2019
Next Peak – The alpha Capricornids will next peak on the Jul 29-30, 2019 night. On this night, the moon will be 6% full.
Information by the American Meteor Society.