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Daytime Capricornids-Sagittariids Meteor Shower

When and where does the Daytime Capricornids-Sagittariids Meteor Shower Occur

The Daytime Capricornids-Sagittariids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Sagittarius. The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 315.5 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 2001 ME1. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (299.8) and the Declination (-15.3).

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

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Daytime Capricornids-Sagittariids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeDCS
ConstellationSagittarius
Associated Asteroid2001 ME1?
Peak Activity Date4th February
Right Ascension299.8
Declination-15.3
Solar Longitude / λ ☉315.5 °
Speed/Velocity29
Semi-Major Axis1.9910
Perihelion0.3140
Longitude314.0000
Eccentricity0.8200
Inclination6.8000


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