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June Lyrids Meteor Shower

The June Lyrids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Lyra. The meteor shower occurs between June 10-21 with the peak occuring on the Jun. 15/16 every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 85.2 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 coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (280.3) and the Declination (55).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 33 km/s.

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June Lyrids Meteor Shower Facts

Max Activity Date15 Jun
Activity PeriodJune 10-21
Right Ascension280.3
Solar Longitude / λ ☉85.2 °

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