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Daytime Q Pegasids Meteor Shower

The Daytime Q Pegasids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Pegasus. The meteor shower peaks on the 15th March every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 354.5 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 2005 EM169. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (352.3) and the Declination (12.9).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 22 km/s.

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Daytime Q Pegasids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeQPE
ConstellationPegasus
Associated Asteroid2005 EM169?
Peak Activity Date15th March
Right Ascension352.3
Declination12.9
Solar Longitude / λ ☉354.5 °
Speed/Velocity22
Semi-Major Axis-2.9400
Longitude354.5000
Eccentricity0.7900
Inclination9.7000


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