Meteor Shower #229

Overview

# Radiants # Meteors Median Rank MDC # Abbrev. Name Status
8 682 8 336 DKD December-Kappa-Draconids w

Activity Interval

Source Begin Mean Max End
Sol. Long.
[°]
Date Sol. Long.
[°]
Date Sol. Long.
[°]
Date Sol. Long.
[°]
Date
#229 250 Dec 02 253 Dec 05 251 Dec 03 257 Dec 09
DKD - - 250 Dec 03 - - - -

Position and Velocity

Source Equatorial Position Ecliptical Position Velocity
Mean @ Max Mean @ Max Mean @ Max
RA
[°]
Drift RA
[°/°]
Decl.
[°]
Drift DE
[°/°]
RA
[°]
Decl.
[°]
Long.
[°]
Drift LON
[°/°]
Lat.
[°]
Drift LAT
[°/°]
Long.
[°]
Lat.
[°]
Vinf
[km/s]
Vinf
[km/s]
#229 188.1 1.4 69.5 -0.5 185.7 70.5 136.7 1.4 61.5 0.1 134.0 61.4 43.0 43.0
DKD 186.0 - 70.1 - - - 134.8 - 61.3 - - - 44.8 -

Individual Radiants

Sol. Long.
[°]
Date Rank Equatorial Coord. Ecliptical Coord. Velocity # Meteors
RA
[°]
Decl.
[°]
+/-
[°]
Long.
[°]
Lat.
[°]
Vinf
[km/s]
+/-
[km/s]
Abs. Rel. Abs. Norm. Rel. Norm. Rel. Norm. SPO
250 Dec 02 3 184.3 71.0 1.6 132.5 61.3 43.0 1.3 190 7.4 307 1.8 1.9
251 Dec 03 2 185.7 70.5 1.5 134.0 61.4 43.0 1.2 287 12.5 463 3.0 3.2
252 Dec 04 2 185.7 70.0 1.7 134.8 61.1 43.0 1.2 212 10.4 338 2.5 2.6
253 Dec 05 5 188.3 68.5 1.9 138.4 61.0 42.0 1.4 93 4.2 155 1.0 1.1
254 Dec 06 8 189.5 68.0 2.2 139.8 61.1 42.0 1.5 117 4.2 192 1.0 1.1
255 Dec 07 14 194.2 69.5 2.1 139.1 63.3 41.0 1.3 119 4.0 190 1.0 1.0
256 Dec 08 14 189.3 66.5 2.1 142.2 60.1 44.0 1.7 106 3.6 174 0.9 0.9
257 Dec 09 17 195.1 68.5 2.1 141.4 63.1 46.0 1.8 123 3.5 196 0.8 0.8

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