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Scutids Meteor Shower

When and where does the Scutids Meteor Shower Occur

The Scutids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Scutum. The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 94.9 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 2004 CL. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (281.7) and the Declination (0.9).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 19 km/s.

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Scutids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeSCU
ConstellationScutum
Associated Asteroid2004 CL??
Peak Activity DateJune 26th
Right Ascension281.7
Declination0.9
Solar Longitude / λ ☉94.9 °
Speed/Velocity19
Semi-Major Axis1.3610
Perihelion0.5990
Longitude95.6000
Inclination13.7000


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