Beta Taurid meteors

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A daytime meteor shower following a similar orbit to Comet Encke, occurring between June 5 and July 18. Peak activity, detected by radar, occurs around the end of June. The meteors cannot be seen visually because the radiant lies close to the Sun. The Tunguska event of 1908 has been attributed to a large meteoroid from the Beta Taurid stream.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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