Kappa Cygnids

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Kappa Cygnids, abbreviated KCG, is a minor meteor shower that takes place in August along with the larger Perseids meteor shower.[1] Kappa Cygnids are named for the radiant where the meteor shower will appear to line up in sky by the constellation Cygnus and the star Kappa Cygni.

Year Active Between Peak of shower ZHR
2009[2] August 3-August 25 August 17 3

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  1. ^ "IMO Meteor Shower Calendar 2009: Contents: July to September: Kappa Cygnids". IMO.net.
  2. ^ "IMO Meteor Shower Calendar 2009: Contents: July to September: Alpha Capricornids". IMO.net. Retrieved 2009-02-10.

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