The Omega Taurids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Taurus. The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 242 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 UK11. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Omega Tauri. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (65.2) and the Declination (15.1).
The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 23 km/s.
|Associated Asteroid||2002 UK11?|
|Closest Star to Radiant Point||Omega Tauri|
|Peak Activity Date||24th November|
|Solar Longitude / λ ☉||242 °|
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