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Northern Omega Scorpiids Meteor Shower

When and where does the Northern Omega Scorpiids Meteor Shower Occur

The Northern Omega Scorpiids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Scorpius. The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 70 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 believed to be Asteroid 1996 JG. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Omega1 Scorpii. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (248.1) and the Declination (-15.3).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 20 km/s.

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Northern Omega Scorpiids Meteor Shower Facts

Associated Asteroid1996 JG?
Closest Star to Radiant PointOmega1 Scorpii
Peak Activity Date31st May
Right Ascension248.1
Solar Longitude / λ ☉70 °
Semi-Major Axis2.1160

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