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Andromedids Meteor Shower

The Andromedids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of the Andromeda. The meteor showers occurs between Oct 26-Nov 20 with the peak occuring on the Nov 08 every year The Solar Longitude, mistakenly known as Lambda Omicron is 223 degrees. This value sometimes expressed as S.L. or λ ☉ is the the date of maximum activity. It is measured as a degree with zero degree indicating spring equinox (roughly March 21st/22nd). 90 is the Summer Solstice, 180 is the Autumn Equinox and 270 is the Winter Solstice. This degree is independent of the calender. AMS .

Originally in Andromeda but has since move towards Gamma Cassiopeia

The source of the meteor shower is 3D/Biela. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Cih. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (20.7) and the Declination (28).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 18 km/s.

Recent and Forthcoming Meteor Showers :-

Andromedids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeAND
ConstellationAndromeda
Associated Asteroid3D/Biela
Closest Star to Radiant PointCih
Max Activity Date08 Nov
Activity PeriodOct 26-Nov 20
Right Ascension20.7
Declination28
Solar Longitude / λ ☉223 °
Speed/Velocity18
Semi-Major Axis2.9900
Perihelion0.7590
Longitude222.5000
Eccentricity0.7420
Inclination9.4000


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