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South Omega Scorpiids Meteor Shower

When and where does the South Omega Scorpiids Meteor Shower Occur

The South Omega Scorpiids  meteor shower takes place within the boundaries constellation of Scorpius. The meteor shower occurs between 23 May- 15 Jun with the peak occurring on the 31-May every year.

The closest star to the radiant point of the meteor shower is Omega1 Scorpii. The coordinates can also be determined by the Right Ascension (17) and the Declination (-22).

Zenith Hourly Rate

The Zenith Hourly Rate or how many you expect to see during the hour is 5. The ZHR can radically increase if the comet or associated object is close by. The speed/velocity of the Meteor Shower particles is 26 km/s.

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South Omega Scorpiids Meteor Shower Facts

Closest Star to Radiant PointOmega1 Scorpii
Peak Activity Date31-May
Activity Period23 May- 15 Jun
Right Ascension17
Zenith Hourly Rate5

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