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September Epsilon Perseids Meteor Shower

The September Epsilon Perseids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of the Perseus. The meteor showers occurs between 5 Sep- 21 Sep with the peak occuring on the 09-Sep every year The Solar Longitude, mistakenly known as Lambda Omicron is 168 degrees. This value sometimes expressed as S.L. or λ ☉ 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.

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September Epsilon Perseids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeSPE
ConstellationPerseus
Max Activity Date09 Sep
Activity Period5 Sep- 21 Sep
Right Ascension48.6
Declination39.6
Solar Longitude / λ ☉168 °
Speed/Velocity65
Zenith Hourly Rate5
Semi-Major Axis8.8100
Perihelion0.7180
Longitude168.2000
Eccentricity0.9790
Inclination139.9000


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