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Ophiuchids meteor shower

There is one well documented annual meteor shower which is associated with the constellation of Ophiuchus which peaks on or about June 20 of each year - the Ophiuchids. The radiant - or point of origin - for this meteor shower is near Sagittarius border. The fall rate varies from average 8 to 20 meteors per hour, with occasionally many more. Watching on a Moonless night when the constellation is at its highest will greatly improve the amount of  meteors you can see!
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