Meteor Shower #242

Overview

# Radiants # Meteors Median Rank MDC # Abbrev. Name Status
7 505 10 442 RLE rho-Leonids w

Activity Interval

Source Begin Mean Max End
Sol. Long.
[°]
Date Sol. Long.
[°]
Date Sol. Long.
[°]
Date Sol. Long.
[°]
Date
#242 265 Dec 17 268 Dec 20 267 Dec 19 271 Dec 23
RLE - - 262 Dec 14 - - - -

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]
#242 157.0 -1.6 -1.8 0.7 158.6 -5.0 159.4 -1.8 -10.6 0.1 162.1 -13.0 69.3 70.0
RLE 155.6 - 5.2 - - - 155.5 - -4.6 - - - 66.5 -

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
265 Dec 17 14 160.6 -2.0 2.3 162.9 -9.4 70.0 2.7 108 4.1 398 2.3 2.2
266 Dec 18 13 161.2 -2.5 1.9 163.6 -9.7 70.0 2.5 105 3.1 396 1.8 1.7
267 Dec 19 5 158.6 -5.0 2.3 162.1 -13.0 70.0 2.4 155 4.6 603 2.7 2.6
268 Dec 20 6 158.9 -4.0 1.9 162.0 -11.9 70.0 2.2 124 3.7 458 2.1 2.0
269 Dec 21 7 157.1 1.5 2.2 158.3 -7.5 69.0 2.3 131 3.7 411 1.7 1.7
270 Dec 22 10 153.2 -3.0 2.5 156.2 -13.1 66.0 2.2 148 4.1 499 2.1 2.0
271 Dec 23 11 151.2 3.0 2.5 152.2 -8.2 71.0 2.5 130 3.7 365 1.6 1.5

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