Eye in the Sky
Alpha Hydrid Meteor Shower Max
On the night of January 20th the alpha hydrids will be at maximum, although a weak shower with a maximum meteor rate of between 2-5 per hour. It is predominately a southern hemisphere event. The meteor shower appears to last from January 15th-30th. This meteor shower was first detected in 1929 and the most detailed knowledge of this shower has come from observations of the Western Australia Meteor Section.