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Southern Delta Piscids Meteor Shower

The Southern Delta Piscids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Pisces. The meteor shower peaks on the 19th September every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 176 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 believed to be Asteroid 2003 QC10. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Linteum. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (16.2) and the Declination (2.8).

The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 29 km/s.

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Southern Delta Piscids Meteor Shower Facts


CodeSPI
ConstellationPisces
Associated Asteroid2003 QC10?
Closest Star to Radiant PointLinteum
Peak Activity Date19th September
Right Ascension16.2
Declination2.8
Solar Longitude / λ ☉176 °
Speed/Velocity29
Semi-Major Axis1.4500
Perihelion0.2510
Longitude353.9000
Eccentricity0.8260
Inclination5.6000


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