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Northern Omega Scorpiids Meteor Shower

The Northern Omega Scorpiids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Scorpius. The meteor shower peaks on the 31st May every year.

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


CodeNSC
ConstellationScorpius
Associated Asteroid1996 JG?
Closest Star to Radiant PointOmega1 Scorpii
Peak Activity Date31st May
Right Ascension248.1
Declination-15.3
Solar Longitude / λ ☉70 °
Speed/Velocity20
Semi-Major Axis2.1160
Perihelion0.6630
Longitude73.6000
Inclination4.1000


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