The September Epsilon Perseids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Perseus. The meteor shower occurs between 5 Sep- 21 Sep with the peak occuring on the 09-Sep every year.
The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 168 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 coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (48.6) and the Declination (39.6).
The Zenith Hourly Rate or how many you expect to see during the hour is 5. The ZHR can radically increase if the comet or associated object is close by. The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 65 km/s.
|Max Activity Date||09 Sep|
|Activity Period||5 Sep- 21 Sep|
|Solar Longitude / λ ☉||168 °|
|Zenith Hourly Rate||5|