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Can Dec. L. Minorids be seen in Brazil?


Brasilia, capital of Brazil.

We recommend you read the introduction to meteor showers.

Dec. L. Minorids(DLM) meteor shower will be active from Wednesday, December 5 2018 until Monday, February 4 2019. Its peak day is Friday, December 20 2019, according to information published by the International Meteor Organization. For more information, check out the meteor shower calendar 2019.

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Position of Dec. L. Minorids

Dec. L. Minorids's radiant during its peak day will be at alpha=161°, delta=+30°. The zenithal hourly rate is: 5 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 Dec. L. Minorids's radiant in the sky during its peak day, Friday, December 20 2019, for the following cities in Brazil.

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CityTime
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Alt.Az.Alt.Az.Alt.Az.Alt.Az.Alt.Az.Alt.Az.Alt.Az.Alt.Az.Alt.Az.Alt.Az.Alt.Az.Alt.Az.
Brasilia--16°52°36°33°44°36°328°17°309°------------
Rio Branco15°55°38°39°50°44°330°24°309°--------------
Maceió17°54°39°38°50°43°328°23°308°--------------
Macapá10°60°35°53°55°29°58°341°41°311°16°301°------------
Manaus13°58°37°48°55°19°53°334°34°310°301°------------
Salvador13°55°35°39°47°41°332°23°311°--------------
Fortaleza18°57°42°43°56°10°49°327°29°307°300°------------
Vitória--18°47°35°25°39°352°28°324°306°------------
Goiânia--14°52°34°34°43°36°330°17°310°------------
São Luís14°58°38°48°56°19°53°333°34°309°301°------------
Cuiabá--21°49°39°27°44°352°33°322°12°306°------------
Campo Grande--19°47°35°24°39°351°28°323°306°------------
Belo Horizonte--16°49°34°28°40°356°31°326°11°308°------------
Belém11°59°36°51°55°25°56°338°38°311°13°301°------------
João Pessoa19°55°42°39°53°45°326°24°307°--------------
Curitiba--51°27°31°35°28°332°11°311°------------
Recife19°55°41°38°52°44°326°23°307°--------------
Teresina14°57°38°45°54°15°50°333°31°310°301°------------
Rio de Janeiro--15°48°32°26°37°356°28°327°308°------------
Natal20°55°42°40°54°46°325°25°307°--------------
Porto Alegre--51°22°31°30°25°335°10°313°------------
Porto Velho58°31°47°48°22°49°342°33°315°302°------------
Boa Vista16°60°41°52°60°24°59°331°38°307°13°300°------------
Florianópolis--50°25°30°33°26°332°10°311°------------
São Paulo--12°50°30°29°37°359°29°330°11°310°------------
Aracaju15°55°37°38°49°42°330°23°309°--------------
Palmas58°30°46°47°21°48°342°32°315°303°------------

The Sky and Stars in Brazil

The following is a simulation of the sky and stars as seen from Brasilia, Brazil 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