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Can η-Aquariids be seen in Brazil?


Brasilia, capital of Brazil.

We recommend you read the introduction to meteor showers.

η-Aquariids(ETA) meteor shower will be active from Friday, April 19 2019 until Tuesday, May 28 2019. Its peak day is Monday, May 6 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 η-Aquariids

η-Aquariids's radiant during its peak day will be at alpha=338°, delta=-01°. The zenithal hourly rate is: 50 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 η-Aquariids's radiant in the sky during its peak day, Monday, May 6 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--90°32°81°59°64°75°349°54°291°26°277°----------
Rio Branco--13°89°42°82°71°63°74°304°46°279°17°272°----------
Maceió--15°88°44°82°73°61°73°299°44°278°15°272°----------
Macapá----30°91°60°92°89°162°60°268°30°269°269°--------
Manaus--91°36°89°66°85°84°291°54°273°24°270°----------
Salvador--12°88°41°80°69°57°73°314°46°283°17°273°----------
Fortaleza--12°90°42°88°72°81°77°283°48°273°18°270°----------
Vitória--10°87°38°75°63°47°68°331°46°291°18°276°----------
Goiânia--91°30°81°58°64°74°355°55°294°27°278°----------
São Luís--91°36°89°66°86°83°284°53°272°23°270°----------
Cuiabá--88°38°79°65°56°72°326°48°287°20°275°----------
Campo Grande--11°87°38°74°63°46°68°329°45°291°18°276°----------
Belo Horizonte--89°35°77°60°53°70°340°49°293°22°277°----------
Belém--91°32°90°62°89°88°284°58°271°28°270°----------
João Pessoa--16°89°45°84°75°67°73°291°44°276°14°271°----------
Curitiba--90°28°76°53°53°65°356°51°304°26°282°----------
Recife--16°89°45°83°74°64°73°294°44°276°14°271°----------
Teresina--90°38°87°68°80°81°298°52°275°22°271°----------
Rio de Janeiro--88°34°74°59°48°67°341°47°296°21°278°----------
Natal--15°89°45°85°75°72°74°287°44°274°14°271°----------
Porto Alegre----26°75°49°51°61°50°310°26°285°269°--------
Porto Velho--91°31°86°61°76°82°346°57°282°28°274°----------
Boa Vista--91°35°93°65°98°84°234°55°264°25°268°----------
Florianópolis--90°29°75°52°50°63°355°49°305°25°283°----------
São Paulo--89°31°76°56°52°67°349°50°299°24°280°----------
Aracaju--13°88°43°81°71°60°73°305°45°280°16°272°----------
Palmas--91°32°85°61°73°80°345°56°284°27°274°----------

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