Date Duration
Shower
 Maximum Evening
Notes
 Average Magnitude
rExpected Hourly Rate
 December 28-January 7
Quadrantids
 January 3/4
Sharp maximum, bluish
2.8 magnitude
45-200/hr
April 16-25
Lyrids
 April 20/21
15% persistent trains
 2.4 magnitude
10/hr instances of 100/hr
 April 21-May 12
Eta Aquarids
 May 5/6
 20/hr N. hemisphere
50/hr S. hemisphere
 July 16 to September 10
N. Delta Aquarids
 August 13/14
 3.1 magnitude
10/hr
 July 23-August 22
Perseids
 August 12/13
fast, 45% persistent trains
 2.3 magnitude
80/hr
 October 15-29
Orionids
 October 21/22
fast
2.5 magnitude
20/hr
 November 14-20
Leonids
 November 17/18
 some will be bright
10-15/hr
 December 6-19
Geminids
 December 13/14
4% persistent trains
 2.4 magnitude
80-100/hr

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