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Can Monocerotids be seen in France?


Paris, capital of France.

We recommend you read the introduction to meteor showers.

Monocerotids(MON) meteor shower will be active from Thursday, December 5 2019 until Friday, December 20 2019. Its peak day is Monday, December 9 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 Monocerotids

Monocerotids's radiant during its peak day will be at alpha=100°, delta=+08°. The zenithal hourly rate is: 2 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 Monocerotids's radiant in the sky during its peak day, Monday, December 9 2019, for the following cities in France.

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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.
Paris39°132°49°172°44°215°29°247°271°----------81°23°104°
Ain43°134°52°176°45°221°28°251°274°----------83°25°106°
Aisne40°134°48°174°43°216°28°248°272°----------82°23°106°
Allier41°131°51°173°46°218°29°249°272°----------82°24°104°
Alpes-de-Haute-Provence45°133°54°177°46°223°28°253°275°----------84°26°105°
Alpes-Maritimes45°134°54°179°46°224°27°254°276°----------84°27°106°
Ardèche43°132°53°174°47°220°29°251°273°----------82°25°104°
Ardennes40°135°48°175°43°218°27°249°273°----------83°24°107°
Ariège43°127°55°169°49°218°31°250°10°272°----------80°23°101°
Aube41°134°50°174°44°218°28°249°273°----------83°24°106°
Aude43°128°55°171°49°219°31°250°272°----------81°24°102°
Aveyron43°129°53°171°48°218°30°250°272°----------81°24°103°
Bas Rhin42°138°49°180°42°222°26°252°275°----------85°26°109°
Bouches-du-Rhône44°131°54°175°47°222°29°252°274°----------83°26°104°
Calvados38°130°48°169°45°212°30°245°11°270°----------80°21°103°
Cantal42°130°53°172°47°218°30°250°272°----------81°24°103°
Charente40°128°52°168°48°214°31°247°11°270°----------80°22°101°
Charente Maritime41°128°52°169°47°215°31°248°10°271°----------80°22°102°
Cher41°131°51°172°46°216°29°248°272°----------81°23°104°
Corrèze41°129°52°170°47°217°30°249°10°272°----------81°23°103°
Corse47°135°56°182°46°228°26°256°277°----------85°29°107°
Côte d'Or42°134°50°175°44°219°28°250°273°----------83°25°106°
Côtes d'Armor37°126°49°164°46°209°32°243°13°268°------------19°100°
Creuse41°130°52°171°47°216°30°248°10°272°----------81°23°103°
Deux-Sèvres40°128°51°168°47°214°31°247°11°270°----------80°22°102°
Dordogne41°128°52°168°48°215°31°248°10°271°----------80°22°102°
Doubs43°135°51°178°44°221°27°252°275°----------84°26°107°
Drôme44°132°53°176°46°221°28°252°274°----------83°26°105°
Essonne40°132°49°172°44°215°29°247°271°----------81°23°104°
Eure39°131°49°170°44°213°29°246°10°270°----------80°22°103°
Eure-et-Loir39°131°49°170°45°214°29°247°10°271°----------80°22°103°
Finistère36°124°48°162°47°207°33°241°14°267°------------18°99°
Gard44°131°54°174°47°220°29°251°273°----------82°25°104°
Gers42°126°54°168°49°216°32°248°11°271°----------80°22°101°
Gironde41°127°53°168°48°215°31°248°11°271°----------80°22°101°
Haut Rhin42°137°50°179°43°222°26°252°275°----------85°26°108°
Haute-Garonne42°127°54°169°49°217°32°249°10°272°----------80°23°101°
Haute-Loire43°131°53°173°47°219°29°250°273°----------82°24°104°
Haute-Marne41°135°50°176°44°219°27°250°274°----------83°25°106°
Haute-Saône42°135°50°177°44°221°27°251°274°----------84°25°107°
Haute-Savoie43°135°52°178°45°222°27°252°275°----------84°26°106°
Haute-Vienne41°129°52°170°47°215°31°248°10°271°----------80°23°102°
Hautes-Alpes44°134°53°177°46°223°28°253°275°----------84°26°106°
Hautes-Pyrénées42°126°54°167°50°216°32°248°11°271°----------79°22°100°
Hauts-de-Seine39°132°49°172°44°215°29°247°271°----------81°23°104°
Hérault43°129°54°173°48°220°30°251°273°----------82°25°103°
Ille et Vilaine38°127°49°166°46°210°31°244°12°269°----------78°20°101°
Indre40°130°51°170°46°215°30°248°10°271°----------81°23°103°
Indre-et-Loire40°129°50°169°46°214°30°247°10°270°----------80°22°102°
Isère43°133°53°176°46°221°28°252°274°----------83°26°105°
Jura42°134°51°177°44°221°27°251°274°----------84°25°106°
Landes42°127°53°168°49°216°32°248°10°271°----------80°23°101°
Loir-et-Cher40°130°50°170°46°215°30°247°10°271°----------80°22°103°
Loire42°132°52°174°46°219°29°250°273°----------82°25°105°
Loire Atlantique38°127°50°165°47°211°32°244°12°269°------------20°100°
Loiret40°131°50°172°45°216°29°248°272°----------81°23°104°
Lot42°128°53°170°48°217°31°249°10°272°----------81°23°102°
Lot-et-Garonne41°127°53°168°49°215°32°248°11°271°----------80°22°101°
Lozère43°130°53°173°47°219°30°250°273°----------82°24°103°
Maine et Loire39°129°50°169°46°214°30°246°11°270°----------80°22°102°
Manche37°128°48°166°45°210°31°244°12°269°----------78°20°101°
Marne40°134°49°175°43°217°28°249°273°----------83°24°106°
Mayenne39°130°49°169°45°213°30°246°11°270°----------80°22°103°
Meurthe-et-Moselle41°136°49°178°43°220°26°251°274°----------84°25°108°
Meuse41°135°49°176°43°219°27°250°274°----------83°24°107°
Morbihan37°126°49°164°47°209°32°243°13°268°------------19°100°
Moselle41°137°49°178°42°221°26°251°275°----------85°25°108°
Nièvre41°132°51°173°45°218°29°249°273°----------82°24°105°
Nord39°134°47°173°43°215°28°247°272°----------82°23°106°
Oise39°132°48°172°44°215°28°247°271°----------81°22°105°
Orne38°129°49°168°45°212°30°245°11°270°----------80°21°102°
Pas-de-Calais38°133°47°172°43°214°28°246°271°----------81°22°105°
Puy-de-Dôme42°131°52°173°46°218°29°250°273°----------82°24°104°
Pyrénées-Atlantiques42°126°54°168°49°217°32°249°10°271°----------80°23°101°
Pyrénées-Orientales43°128°55°171°49°219°31°251°272°----------81°24°102°
Rhône43°133°52°175°46°220°28°251°274°----------83°25°105°
Saône et Loire42°133°51°175°45°219°28°250°273°----------83°25°105°
Sarthe39°129°49°168°46°213°30°246°11°270°----------80°21°102°
Savoie44°134°52°178°45°222°27°252°275°----------84°26°106°
Seine-et-Marne40°132°49°173°44°216°28°248°272°----------82°23°105°
Seine-Maritime38°131°48°170°44°213°29°246°10°270°----------80°21°103°
Seine-Saint-Denis39°132°49°172°44°215°29°247°271°----------81°23°104°
Somme39°132°48°172°43°214°28°247°271°----------81°22°105°
Tarn43°128°54°171°48°218°31°250°272°----------81°24°102°
Tarn-et-Garonne42°128°53°169°48°217°31°249°10°272°----------80°23°102°
Territoire de Belfort42°136°50°179°43°222°26°252°275°----------85°26°108°
Val-d'Oise39°132°49°171°44°215°29°247°10°271°----------81°22°104°
Val-de-Marne40°132°49°172°44°215°29°247°271°----------81°23°104°
Var45°133°55°177°47°224°28°253°275°----------84°27°105°
Vaucluse44°132°54°176°47°222°29°252°274°----------83°26°105°
Vendée39°126°51°166°47°211°32°245°12°269°----------78°21°100°
Vienne40°128°51°169°47°214°31°247°11°270°----------80°22°102°
Vosges42°136°50°178°43°220°27°251°274°----------84°25°107°
Yonne41°133°50°174°44°217°28°249°272°----------82°24°105°
Yvelines39°131°49°171°44°215°29°247°10°271°----------81°22°104°

The Sky and Stars in France

The following is a simulation of the sky and stars as seen from Paris, France 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.

ParisAinAisneAllierAlpes-de-Haute-ProvenceAlpes-MaritimesArdècheArdennesAriègeAubeAudeAveyronBas RhinBouches-du-RhôneCalvadosCantalCharenteCharente MaritimeCherCorrèzeCorseCôte d'OrCôtes d'ArmorCreuseDeux-SèvresDordogneDoubsDrômeEssonneEureEure-et-LoirFinistèreGardGersGirondeHaut RhinHaute-GaronneHaute-LoireHaute-MarneHaute-SaôneHaute-SavoieHaute-VienneHautes-AlpesHautes-PyrénéesHauts-de-SeineHéraultIlle et VilaineIndreIndre-et-LoireIsèreJuraLandesLoir-et-CherLoireLoire AtlantiqueLoiretLotLot-et-GaronneLozèreMaine et LoireMancheMarneMayenneMeurthe-et-MoselleMeuseMorbihanMoselleNièvreNordOiseOrnePas-de-CalaisPuy-de-DômePyrénées-AtlantiquesPyrénées-OrientalesRhôneSaône et LoireSartheSavoieSeine-et-MarneSeine-MaritimeSeine-Saint-DenisSommeTarnTarn-et-GaronneTerritoire de BelfortVal-d'OiseVal-de-MarneVarVaucluseVendéeVienneVosgesYonneYvelines
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