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Daytime April Piscids Meteor Shower

The Daytime April Piscids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Pisces. The meteor shower peaks on the 16th April every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 26 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 believed to be Asteroid 2005 NZ6. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (4.9) and the Declination (5.5).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 29 km/s.

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Daytime April Piscids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeAPS
ConstellationPisces
Associated Asteroid2005 NZ6?
Peak Activity Date16th April
Right Ascension4.9
Declination5.5
Solar Longitude / λ ☉26 °
Speed/Velocity29
Semi-Major Axis1.5300
Perihelion0.2493
Longitude26.0000
Eccentricity0.8370
Inclination4.5000


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