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Gamma Piscids Meteor Shower

When and where does the Gamma Piscids Meteor Shower Occur

The Gamma Piscids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Pisces. The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 200 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 6344 P-L . The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Gamma Piscium. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (17.7) and the Declination (9.3).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is -18 km/s.

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Gamma Piscids Meteor Shower Facts

Associated Asteroid6344 P-L ?
Closest Star to Radiant PointGamma Piscium
Peak Activity Date13th October
Right Ascension17.7
Solar Longitude / λ ☉200 °
Semi-Major Axis2.8660

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