Aurigids

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Aurigids is the name of a meteor shower occurring primarily within September.[1]

The comet Kiess (C/1911 N1) is the source of the material that causes the meteors. The comets orbital period is stated as approximately 1800 to 2000 years, with showers observed in the years 1935, '86, '94 and '07 .[2][3]

α & δ[edit]

The Alpha were discovered by C. Hoffmeister and A. Teichgraeber, during the night of the 31st of August 1935.[4][5]

See also[edit]

Carl Clarence Kiess

Delta Aurigids

List of meteor showers

References[edit]

Sources[edit]

aurigid.seti 16:35 11.10.11

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