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Southern Delta Cancrids Meteor Shower

When and where does the Southern Delta Cancrids Meteor Shower Occur

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.

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Recent and Forthcoming Meteor Showers :-

Southern Delta Cancrids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeSCC
ConstellationCancer
Associated Asteroid2001 YB5?
Closest Star to Radiant PointAsellus Australis
Peak Activity Date16th January
Right Ascension125
Declination14.4
Solar Longitude / λ ☉296 °
Speed/Velocity27
Semi-Major Axis2.2600
Perihelion0.4300
Longitude109.3000
Eccentricity0.8110
Inclination4.7000


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