The Mu Virginids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of the Virgo. The meteor showers occurs between 1-Apr - 12-May with the peak occuring on the 24 - Apr every year The Solar Longitude, mistakenly known as Lambda Omicron is 39 degrees. This value sometimes expressed as S.L. or λ ☉ 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 Rijl al Awwa. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (226.8) and the Declination (-8.7).
The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 28 km/s.
|Closest Star to Radiant Point||Rijl al Awwa|
|Max Activity Date||24 Apr|
|Activity Period||1-Apr - 12-May|
|Solar Longitude / λ ☉||39 °|