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Nu Andromedids Meteor Shower

When and where does the Nu Andromedids Meteor Shower Occur

The Nu Andromedids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Andromeda. The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 286.3 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 2002 XO14. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Nu Andromedae. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (20) and the Declination (40).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 8 km/s.

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Nu Andromedids Meteor Shower Facts

Associated Asteroid2002 XO14?
Closest Star to Radiant PointNu Andromedae
Peak Activity Date6th January
Right Ascension20
Solar Longitude / λ ☉286.3 °
Semi-Major Axis1.9040

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