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November Epsilon Eridanids Meteor Shower

The November Epsilon Eridanids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Eridanus. The meteor shower peaks on the 23rd November every year.

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.

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November Epsilon Eridanids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeNER
ConstellationEridanus
Associated Asteroid2000 KA?
Closest Star to Radiant PointRan
Peak Activity Date23rd November
Right Ascension52
Declination-7
Solar Longitude / λ ☉240.8 °
Speed/Velocity11
Semi-Major Axis1.3800
Perihelion0.8250
Longitude60.8000
Inclination8.4000


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