Taurids Meteor Shower

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Date(s) - Nov 4, 2016 until Nov 5, 2016
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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Meteor Shower

The Taurids is a long-running minor meteor shower producing only about 5-10 meteors per hour. It is unusual in that it consists of two separate streams. The first is produced by dust grains left behind by Asteroid 2004 TG10. The second stream is produced by debris left behind by Comet 2P Encke. The shower runs annually from September 7 to December 10