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Daytime Epsilon Arietids Meteor Shower

The Daytime Epsilon Arietids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Aries. The meteor shower peaks on the 24th May every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 63 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 2002 SY50. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Epsilon Arietis. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (59.5) and the Declination (23.8).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 21 km/s.

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Daytime Epsilon Arietids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeDEA
ConstellationAries
Associated Asteroid2002 SY50?
Closest Star to Radiant PointEpsilon Arietis
Peak Activity Date24th May
Right Ascension59.5
Declination23.8
Solar Longitude / λ ☉63 °
Speed/Velocity21
Semi-Major Axis-2.0800
Perihelion0.5920
Longitude63.0000
Eccentricity0.7100
Inclination2.7000


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