The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Mira. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (2) and the Declination (-4).
It is best observed in the southern hemisphere where it will be dark when the area of effect is first visible. The best time to view the Omicron Cetids is early in the morning, just before Sun light when it is dark. The star will appear from a easterly direction and during the day, it will rise until it reaches its high point at about 11 p.m. at which time it will then start coming back down and disappearing below the horizon at about 4 p.m.
|Closest Star to Radiant Point||Mira|
|Peak Activity Date||May 14-25|
|Activity Period||May 7-June 9|
The image showing the location of Omicron Cetids was generated using the free application Night Vision.
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