Indy's Object Catalog
Meteor Showers
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Name Max Limits Rate/Hour RA Dec Comet Remarks
Quadrantids 04-Jan Jan 1-5 100 15h 28m 50 Average speeds
Chi Cygnids 17-Jan 19h 40m 53 Slow, evanescent trails
Alpha Aurigids 05-Feb 5h 00m 41 Very slow, fireballs
Delta Leonids 05-Feb Average speeds
Zeta Bootids 10-Mar 14h 32m 12 Fast, persistent trails
Sigma Leonids 21-Mar Average speeds
April Lyrids 22-Apr Apr 19-24 14 18h 16m 34 Thatcher Fast, bright, persistent trails
Eta Aquarids 05-May May 1-8 18 22h 25m 0 Halley
Gamma Aquarids 05-May 22h 24m 0 Very fast, long trails
Zeta Herculids 11-May 16h 28m 28 Fast; white
Tau Herculids 19-May Slow
Eta Pegasids 30-May 22h 12m 27 Very fast, persistent trails
Gamma Draconids 01-Jun 17h 56m 48 Slow, evanescent trails
Alpha Scorpiids 02-Jun 16h 52m -22 Very slow, fireballs
June Lyrids 16-Jun Jun 10-21 10 18h 32m 35 Blue, persistent trails
Ophiuchids 20-Jun Jun 17-26 15 17h 20m -20
Iota Draconids 27-Jun 15h 12m 57 Very slow
Beta Taurids 30-Jun 5h 41m 19 Encke
Alpha Cygnids 01-Jul 21h 00m 48 Fast, long trails
Alpha/Beta Perseids 23-Jul 3h 12m 43 Swift-Tuttle Very fast
Capricornids 25-Jul Jul 10-Aug 5 15 21h 0m -15
S.Delta Aquarids 29-Jul Jul 15-Aug 15 36/2 22h 36m -17 Slow, double radiant
N.Delta Aquarids 29-Jul Jul 15-Aug 15 36/2 22h 36m 0 Slow, double radiant
Alpha Capricornids 01-Aug Jul 15-Aug 25 10 20h 16m -12 Yellow fireballs
Lacertids 01-Aug 22h 08m 49 Average speeds, short
S.Iota Aquarids 05-Aug Jul 15-Aug 25 13/2 22h 32m -15 Double radiant
N.Iota Aquarids 05-Aug Jul 15-Aug 25 13/2 22h 04m -6 Double radiant
Kappa Cygnids 20-Aug Aug 18-22 10 19h 29m 55 Bright, exploding fireballs
Chi Cygnids 10-Aug 19h 20m 54 Average speeds, bright
Perseids 12-Aug Jul 25-Aug 18 70 3h 04m 58 Very fast
Alpha Aurigids 12-Aug 4h 56m 42 Very fast, persistent trails
Kappa Cygnids 20-Aug Aug 18-22 10 19h 20m 55 Bright, exploding fireballs
Omicron Draconids 21-Aug 19h 24m 60 Very slow, max. in 1879
Zeta Draconids 21-Aug 17h 32m 62 Rather slow, bright
S. Piscids 31-Aug Average speeds
Epsilon Perseids 07-Sep 4h 04m 35 Fast, persistent trails
N. Taurids 19-Sep Average speeds
N. Piscids 25-Sep Average speeds
Annual Andromedids 25-Sep Slow
Epsilon Arietids 12-Oct 2h 48m 21 Very slow, fireballs
Orionids 21-Oct Oct 16-27 35 6h 20m 15 Halley Fast
Epsilon Taurids 30-Oct 4h 16m 22 Slow, fireballs
E Taurids 01-Nov Oct 10-Dec 5 16 3h 32m 14 Encke Slow, bright
Andromedids 17-Nov 1h 40m 43 Very slow
Leonids 18-Nov Nov 14-20 10h 08m 22 Tempel-Tuttle Very fast
Phoenicids 05-Dec 05-Dec 25 01h 00m -55
Coma Berenicids 12-Dec Extremely fast
Geminids 14-Dec Dec 7-15 7h 32m 32 Average speeds
Ursids 23-Dec Dec 17-24 18 14h 28m 76 Tuttle Average speeds
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