Tau Herculids

The Tau Herculids are a meteor shower appearing to originate from the star Tau Herculis. The parent comet of the Tau Herculids is Schwassmann-Wachmann 3. This meteor shower occurs from May 19 - June 19, peaking on June 9. The meteor shower was first observed by the Kwasan Observatory in Kyoto, Japan in May, 1930. The Tau Herculids' average radiant is α=236°, δ=+41°.[1]


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