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May Delta Leonids Meteor Shower

When and where does the May Delta Leonids Meteor Shower Occur

The May Delta Leonids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Leo. The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 54.1 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 Zosma. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (171.2) and the Declination (20.9).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 7 km/s.

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May Delta Leonids Meteor Shower Facts

Associated Asteroid2013 KB
Closest Star to Radiant PointZosma
Peak Activity Date15th May
Right Ascension171.2
Solar Longitude / λ ☉54.1 °

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