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June Epsilon Cygnids Meteor Shower

The June Epsilon Cygnids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Cygnus. The meteor shower peaks on the 14th June every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 83 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 Asteroid 2013 KB. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Aljanah. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (316.1) and the Declination (33.7).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 53 km/s.

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June Epsilon Cygnids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeJEC
ConstellationCygnus
Associated Asteroid2013 KB
Closest Star to Radiant PointAljanah
Peak Activity Date14th June
Right Ascension316.1
Declination33.7
Solar Longitude / λ ☉83 °
Speed/Velocity53
Semi-Major Axis11.5800
Perihelion0.9230
Longitude83.4000
Eccentricity0.9230
Inclination96.4000


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