The Rho Geminids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of the Gemini. The meteor showers occurs between 28-Dec - 28 Jan with the peak occuring on the 8/9 Jan every year.
The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 302.1 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 closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Rho Geminorum. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (110.8) and the Declination (28.9).
The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 20 km/s.
|Closest Star to Radiant Point||Rho Geminorum|
|Max Activity Date||08 Jan|
|Activity Period||28-Dec - 28 Jan|
|Solar Longitude / λ ☉||302.1 °|