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Daytime Delta Scorpiids Meteor Shower

When and where does the Daytime Delta Scorpiids Meteor Shower Occur

The Daytime Delta Scorpiids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Scorpius. The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 254 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 2004 YD5. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Dschubba. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (246.6) and the Declination (-26.3).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 25 km/s.

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Daytime Delta Scorpiids Meteor Shower Facts

Associated Asteroid2004 YD5?
Closest Star to Radiant PointDschubba
Peak Activity Date6th December
Right Ascension246.6
Solar Longitude / λ ☉254 °
Semi-Major Axis2.3800

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