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Delta Librids Meteor Shower

The Delta Librids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Libra. The meteor shower peaks on the 14th August every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 141.7 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 2003 MU. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Delta Librae. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (234.5) and the Declination (-2.5).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 7 km/s.

Recent and Forthcoming Meteor Showers :-

Delta Librids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeADL
ConstellationLibra
Associated Asteroid2003 MU?
Closest Star to Radiant PointDelta Librae
Peak Activity Date14th August
Right Ascension234.5
Declination-2.5
Solar Longitude / λ ☉141.7 °
Speed/Velocity7
Semi-Major Axis1.9460
Perihelion1.0090
Longitude141.7000
Inclination2.8000


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