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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


CodeDAT
ConstellationAries
Closest Star to Radiant PointBotein
Peak Activity DateDec. 8/9
Activity PeriodDecember 8-January 2
Right Ascension48.1
Declination20.4
Solar Longitude / λ ☉216 °
Speed/Velocity29
Semi-Major Axis1.9400
Perihelion0.3000
Longitude215.2000
Eccentricity0.8460
Inclination3.2000


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