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November Eta Taurids Meteor Shower

When and where does the November Eta Taurids Meteor Shower Occur

The November Eta Taurids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Taurus. The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 227 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 Asteroid 2004 TG10. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Alcyone. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (56.1) and the Declination (22.3).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 28 km/s.

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November Eta Taurids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeNET
ConstellationTaurus
Associated Asteroid2004 TG10
Closest Star to Radiant PointAlcyone
Peak Activity Date9th November
Right Ascension56.1
Declination22.3
Solar Longitude / λ ☉227 °
Speed/Velocity28
Semi-Major Axis2.1100
Perihelion0.3570
Longitude227.1000
Eccentricity0.8270
Inclination2.8000


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