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August Omicron Cetids Meteor Shower

The August Omicron Cetids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Cetus. The meteor shower peaks on the 10th August every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 138 degrees, this value 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 .

The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Mira. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (29.8) and the Declination (-0.1).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 66 km/s.

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Recent and Forthcoming Meteor Showers :-

August Omicron Cetids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeAOC
ConstellationCetus
Closest Star to Radiant PointMira
Peak Activity Date10th August
Right Ascension29.8
Declination-0.1
Solar Longitude / λ ☉138 °
Speed/Velocity66
Semi-Major Axis13.2000
Perihelion0.6950
Longitude318.3000
Eccentricity0.9500
Inclination157.2000


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