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Delta Arietids Meteor Shower

When and where does the Delta Arietids Meteor Shower Occur

The Delta Arietids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Aries. The meteor shower occurs between December 8-January 2 with the peak occurring on the Dec. 8/9 every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 216 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 closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Botein. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (48.1) and the Declination (20.4).

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

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Delta Arietids Meteor Shower Facts

Closest Star to Radiant PointBotein
Peak Activity DateDec. 8/9
Activity PeriodDecember 8-January 2
Right Ascension48.1
Solar Longitude / λ ☉216 °
Semi-Major Axis1.9400

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