The Northern Iota Aquariids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Aquarius. The meteor shower occurs between Aug 11-Sep 10 with the peak occuring on the Aug. 25/26 every year.
The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 148 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 Iota Aquarii. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (346.7) and the Declination (-1.2).
The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 31 km/s.
|Closest Star to Radiant Point||Iota Aquarii|
|Max Activity Date||25 Aug|
|Activity Period||Aug 11-Sep 10|
|Solar Longitude / λ ☉||148 °|