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Can Dayt. Arietids be seen in Papua New Guinea?

Port Moresby, capital of Papua New Guinea.

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Dayt. Arietids(ARI) meteor shower will be active from Thursday, May 14 2020 until Wednesday, June 24 2020. Its peak day is Sunday, June 7 2020, according to information published by the International Meteor Organization. For more information, check out the meteor shower calendar 2020.

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Position of Dayt. Arietids

Dayt. Arietids's radiant during its peak day will be at alpha=44°, delta=+24°. The zenithal hourly rate is: 30 meteors per hour.

The visibility of a meteor shower depends on several factors: geographic coordinates of observer and elevation, time of the day, city lights pollution, the weather and the terrain. For reference, we have calculated the position (elevation / azimuth) of Dayt. Arietids's radiant in the sky during its peak day, Sunday, June 7 2020, for the following cities in Papua New Guinea.

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Port Moresby------21°59°45°42°56°46°321°23°302°--------

The Sky and Stars in Papua New Guinea

The following is a simulation of the sky and stars as seen from Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea during its peak day starting at 00:00.

You may adjust the speed of the simulator backward or forward to see the movement of the radiant over the horizon.

Content last updated on 2016-01-06