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Delta Piscids Meteor Shower

When and where does the Delta Piscids Meteor Shower Occur

The Delta Piscids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Pisces. The meteor shower occurs between Jun 20-26 with the peak occurring on the Jun 23 every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 92 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 Linteum. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (11.2) and the Declination (5.6).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 69 km/s.

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Delta Piscids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeDPI
ConstellationPisces
Closest Star to Radiant PointLinteum
Peak Activity DateJun 23
Activity PeriodJun 20-26
Right Ascension11.2
Declination5.6
Solar Longitude / λ ☉92 °
Speed/Velocity69
Semi-Major Axis7.9600
Perihelion0.9150
Longitude92.3000
Eccentricity0.9050
Inclination178.3000


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