Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand

Meteor Shower

Table of Southern Meteor Showers

Shower

Dates

Moon

Peak Rate

RA

Dec

Near Star


Active

Peak

2022





Centaurids

Jan 28 - Feb 21

Feb 8

1 day before First quarter

5 (-25)

14.1

-59

β Cen

gamma-Normids

Feb 25 - Mar 22

Mar 13

3 days after First quarter

8

16.6

-51

γ Nor

pi-Puppids

Apr 15 - Apr 28

Apr 23

Last quarter

var to 40

7.3

-45

σ Pup

eta-Aquariads

Apr 19 - May 28

May 5

4 days before First quarter

60

22.5

-1

η Aqr

Pisces Austrinids

Jul 15 - Aug 10

Jul 27

2 days before New moon

5

22.7

-30

α PsA

alpha-Capricornids

Jul 3 - Aug 15

Jul 30

1 day after New moon

4

20.5

-10

α Cap

Southern delta-Aquarids

Jul 15 - Aug 25

Jul 27

2 days before New moon

20

22.6

-16

δ Aqr

Southern iota-Aquarids

Jul 25 - Aug 15

Aug 4

1 day before First quarter

2

22.3

-15

ι Aqr

Northern delta-Aquarids

Jul 15 - Aug 25

Aug 13

1 day after Full moon

4

22.3

-5

θ Aqr

Northern iota-Aquarids

Aug 11 - Aug 31

Aug 19

Last quarter

3

21.8

-6

β Aqr

Piscids

Sep 1 - Sep 30

Sep 19

1 day after Last quarter

3

0.3

-1

λ Psc

Orionids

Oct 2 - Nov 7

Oct 21

3 days after Last quarter

20

6.3

+16

γ Gem

Leonids

Nov 14 - Nov 21

Nov 17

Last quarter

100+

10.2

+22

γ Leo

alpha-Monocerotids

Nov 15 - Nov 25

Nov 22

2 days before New moon

var to 5

7.9

+1

δ Mon

Pheonicids

Nov 28 - Dec 9

Dec 6

2 days before Full moon

var

1.2

+53

Achernar

Geminids

Dec 7 - Dec 14

Dec 14

2 days before Last quarter

120

7.3

+33

Castor