The Southern Delta Cancrids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Cancer. The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 296 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 Asellus Australis. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (125) and the Declination (14.4).
The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 27 km/s.
|Associated Asteroid||2001 YB5?|
|Closest Star to Radiant Point||Asellus Australis|
|Peak Activity Date||16th January|
|Solar Longitude / λ ☉||296 °|
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