The Eta Serpentids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Serpens. The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 151 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 2000 QS7. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Eta Serpentis. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (287.7) and the Declination (-3.7).
The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 9 km/s.
|Associated Asteroid||2000 QS7?|
|Closest Star to Radiant Point||Eta Serpentis|
|Peak Activity Date||24th August|
|Solar Longitude / λ ☉||151 °|
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