meteor swarm

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a group of meteoroids with similar paths

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Listed here are the vital statistics for encounters with the Giacobinid meteor swarm during this century.
However, any prediction is uncertain, because the meteor swarm has apparently been shifting position slightly with respect to the orbital plane of the comet.
Under exceptional circumstances, when the Earth approached the nodal points of these meteor swarms, might some of the bodies be seen projected against the solar disk?