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Lambda Cetids Meteor Shower

The Lambda Cetids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Cetus. The meteor shower peaks on the 29th October every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 216 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 2010 TU149. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Lambda Ceti. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (48.1) and the Declination (13.1).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 28 km/s.

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Lambda Cetids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeLCT
ConstellationCetus
Associated Asteroid2010 TU149
Closest Star to Radiant PointLambda Ceti
Peak Activity Date29th October
Right Ascension48.1
Declination13.1
Solar Longitude / λ ☉216 °
Speed/Velocity28
Semi-Major Axis1.9400
Perihelion0.3450
Longitude35.1000
Eccentricity0.8210
Inclination5.5000


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