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Daytime Chi Leonids Meteor Shower

The Daytime Chi Leonids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Leo. The meteor shower peaks on the 27th August every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 154 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 2001 YB5. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Chi Leonis. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (142.1) and the Declination (12.8).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 27 km/s.

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Daytime Chi Leonids Meteor Shower Facts

Associated Asteroid2001 YB5?
Closest Star to Radiant PointChi Leonis
Peak Activity Date27th August
Right Ascension142.1
Solar Longitude / λ ☉154 °
Semi-Major Axis1.5980

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