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Can Dayt. Sextantids be seen in Angola?

Luanda, capital of Angola.

We recommend you read the introduction to meteor showers.

Dayt. Sextantids(DSX) meteor shower will be active from Wednesday, September 9 2020 until Friday, October 9 2020. Its peak day is Sunday, September 27 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. Sextantids

Dayt. Sextantids's radiant during its peak day will be at alpha=152°, delta=+00°. 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 Dayt. Sextantids's radiant in the sky during its peak day, Sunday, September 27 2020, for the following cities in Angola.

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The Sky and Stars in Angola

The following is a simulation of the sky and stars as seen from Luanda, Angola 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