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Southern October Delta Arietids Meteor Shower

The Southern October Delta Arietids meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Aries. The meteor shower peaks on the 9th October every year.

The Solar Longitude (Abbrev: S.L., λ ☉) is 196 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 2P/Encke. The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Botein. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (32) and the Declination (8.5).

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

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Southern October Delta Arietids Meteor Shower Facts

Associated Asteroid2P/Encke?
Closest Star to Radiant PointBotein
Peak Activity Date9th October
Right Ascension32
Solar Longitude / λ ☉196 °
Semi-Major Axis1.7500

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