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Corvids Meteor Shower

The Corvids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Corvus. The meteor shower peaks on the June 17th every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 86 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 source of the meteor shower is Asteroid 2004 HW. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (205.8) and the Declination (0.2).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 9 km/s.

Recent and Forthcoming Meteor Showers :-

Corvids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeCOR
ConstellationCorvus
Associated Asteroid2004 HW
Peak Activity DateJune 17th
Right Ascension205.8
Declination0.2
Solar Longitude / λ ☉86 °
Speed/Velocity9
Semi-Major Axis2.3500
Perihelion0.9990
Longitude91.8000
Eccentricity0.5710
Inclination2.6000


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