The November Epsilon Eridanids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Eridanus. The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 240.8 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 2000 KA. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Ran. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (52) and the Declination (-7).
The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 11 km/s.
|Associated Asteroid||2000 KA?|
|Closest Star to Radiant Point||Ran|
|Peak Activity Date||23rd November|
|Solar Longitude / λ ☉||240.8 °|
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