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Omega Piscids Meteor Shower

The Omega Piscids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Pisces. The meteor shower peaks on the 17th September every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 174 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 2001 HA4. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Omega Piscium. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (0.5) and the Declination (-8.8).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 21 km/s.

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Omega Piscids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeOPC
ConstellationPisces
Associated Asteroid2001 HA4?
Closest Star to Radiant PointOmega Piscium
Peak Activity Date17th September
Right Ascension0.5
Declination-8.8
Solar Longitude / λ ☉174 °
Speed/Velocity21
Semi-Major Axis3.1650
Perihelion0.6420
Longitude3.0000
Inclination5.7000


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