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Arietids Meteor Shower

The Arietids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Aries. The meteor showers occurs between Sept 7-Oct 27 with the peak occuring on the Oct. 8/9 every year.


The source of the meteor shower is Halleys Comet. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Epsilon Arietis.

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 39 km/s.

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Recent and Forthcoming Meteor Showers :-

Arietids Meteor Shower Facts

Associated AsteroidHalleys Comet
Closest Star to Radiant PointEpsilon Arietis
Max Activity Date08 Jun
Activity PeriodSept 7-Oct 27

Location of the Radiant Point for the Arietids Meteor Shower

Map showing the location of where the Arietids radiate from within Aries

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