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May Psi Scorpiids Meteor Shower

The May Psi Scorpiids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Scorpius. The meteor shower peaks on the 24th May every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 63 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 2009 KM. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Psi Scorpii. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (245.6) and the Declination (-10.9).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 25 km/s.

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May Psi Scorpiids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeMPS
ConstellationScorpius
Associated Asteroid2009 KM
Closest Star to Radiant PointPsi Scorpii
Peak Activity Date24th May
Right Ascension245.6
Declination-10.9
Solar Longitude / λ ☉63 °
Speed/Velocity25
Semi-Major Axis2.6600
Perihelion0.5230
Longitude59.8000
Eccentricity0.7970
Inclination9.2000


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