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November Gamma Pegasids Meteor Shower

The November Gamma Pegasids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Pegasus. The meteor shower peaks on the 11th November every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 228.4 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 2010 UM7. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Algenib. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (354.9) and the Declination (14.4).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 11 km/s.

Related Meteor Showers :-

Recent and Forthcoming Meteor Showers :-

November Gamma Pegasids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeNGP
ConstellationPegasus
Associated Asteroid2010 UM7
Closest Star to Radiant PointAlgenib
Peak Activity Date11th November
Right Ascension354.9
Declination14.4
Solar Longitude / λ ☉228.4 °
Speed/Velocity11
Perihelion0.9380
Longitude228.4000
Eccentricity0.7050
Inclination4.4000


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