The July Delta Sagittariids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Sagittarius. 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.
|Associated Comet||2011 UE305|
|Closest Star to Radiant Point||Kaus Media|
|Peak Activity Date||11th July|
|Solar Longitude / λ ☉||108.9 °|
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