The meteor shower occurs between Jan 17-18 with the peak occuring on the Jan 17 every year.
The meteor shower peaks on the Jan 17 every year.
The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 296 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 closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Xuange. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (221.5) and the Declination (42.4).
The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 41 km/s.
|Closest Star to Radiant Point||Xuange|
|Peak Activity Date||Jan 17|
|Activity Period||Jan 17-18|
|Solar Longitude / λ ☉||296 °|
There's no register feature and no need to give an email address if you don't need to. All messages will be reviewed before being displayed. Comments may be merged or altered slightly such as if an email address is given in the main body of the comment.