Alpha Centaurids

Alpha Centaurids

The Alpha Centaurids are a meteor shower in the constellation Centaurus, peaking in early February each year. They have been observed since 1969, with a single possible recorded observation in 1938.

About Alpha Centaurids

The Alpha Centaurids are a meteor shower in the constellation Centaurus, peaking in early February each year. The average magnitude is around 2.5, with a peak of about three meteors an hour. They have been observed since 1969, with a single possible recorded observation in 1938. There was a report of a viewing in 1988, but it was not real.

Contributions by Andrew Gray, Mattthecat, and Grutness.