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September Rho Pegasids Meteor Shower

When and where does the September Rho Pegasids Meteor Shower Occur

The September Rho Pegasids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Pegasus. The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 177.1 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 source of the meteor shower is Asteroid 2011 EU29. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Rho Pegasi. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (345.9) and the Declination (5.1).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 18 km/s.

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September Rho Pegasids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeSRP
ConstellationPegasus
Associated Asteroid2011 EU29
Closest Star to Radiant PointRho Pegasi
Peak Activity Date20th September
Right Ascension345.9
Declination5.1
Solar Longitude / λ ☉177.1 °
Speed/Velocity18
Perihelion0.6990
Longitude177.1000
Eccentricity0.6990
Inclination5.8000


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