Universe Guide
HomeAliensConstellationsTelevision and Films ListFact ListGames ListWarcraftSearchTwitterFacebook

Pi Cetids Meteor Shower

The Pi Cetids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Cetus. The meteor shower occurs between 16 Jun- 4 Jul with the peak occuring on the 26-Jun every year.

The meteor shower occurs between 16 Jun- 4 Jul with the peak occuring on the 26-Jun every year.

The meteor shower peaks on the 26-Jun every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 95 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 C/1874 G1 (Winnecke). The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Pi Ceti. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (24.1) and the Declination (-11.7).

The Zenith Hourly Rate or how many you expect to see during the hour is 4. The ZHR can radically increase if the comet or associated object is close by. The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 67 km/s.

Related Meteor Showers :-

Recent and Forthcoming Meteor Showers :-

Pi Cetids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeCET
ConstellationCetus
Associated AsteroidC/1874 G1 (Winnecke)?
Closest Star to Radiant PointPi Ceti
Peak Activity Date26-Jun
Activity Period16 Jun- 4 Jul
Right Ascension24.1
Declination-11.7
Solar Longitude / λ ☉95 °
Speed/Velocity67
Zenith Hourly Rate4

Location of the Radiant Point for the Pi Cetids Meteor Shower


Map showing the location of where the Pi Cetids radiate from within Cetus



Comments and Questions

There's no register feature and no need to give an email address if you don't need to. All messages will be reviewed before being displayed. Comments may be merged or altered slightly such as if an email address is given in the main body of the comment.

   
x
This website is using cookies. More info. That's Fine