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Lambda Virginids Meteor Shower

The Lambda Virginids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of the Virgo. The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 20 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 Khambalia. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (210.7) and the Declination (-10.2).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 27 km/s.

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Lambda Virginids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeLVI
ConstellationVirgo
Closest Star to Radiant PointKhambalia
Right Ascension210.7
Declination-10.2
Solar Longitude / λ ☉20 °
Speed/Velocity27
Semi-Major Axis2.6300
Perihelion0.3430
Longitude20.2000
Inclination2.0000


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