The Chi Capricornids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of the Capricornus. The meteor showers occurs between 29 Jan- 28 Feb with the peak occuring on the 13-Feb every year The Solar Longitude, mistakenly known as Lambda Omicron is 58.1 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 .
The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Chi Capricorni. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (314.3) and the Declination (-23.2).
The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 65 km/s.
|Closest Star to Radiant Point||Chi Capricorni|
|Max Activity Date||13 Feb|
|Activity Period||29 Jan- 28 Feb|
|Solar Longitude / λ ☉||58.1 °|