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July Delta Sagittariids Meteor Shower

The July Delta Sagittariids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Sagittarius. The meteor shower peaks on the 11th July every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 108.9 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 Comet 2011 UE305. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Kaus Media. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (272.1) and the Declination (-27.1).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 16 km/s.

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July Delta Sagittariids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeJGS
ConstellationSagittarius
Associated Comet2011 UE305
Closest Star to Radiant PointKaus Media
Peak Activity Date11th July
Right Ascension272.1
Declination-27.1
Solar Longitude / λ ☉108.9 °
Speed/Velocity16
Perihelion0.7960
Longitude288.8000
Eccentricity0.6920
Inclination1.8000


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