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Can Phoenicids be seen in Zimbabwe?

Harare, capital of Zimbabwe.

We recommend you read the introduction to meteor showers.

Phoenicids(PHO) meteor shower will be active from Saturday, November 28 2020 until Wednesday, December 9 2020. Its peak day is Wednesday, December 2 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 Phoenicids

Phoenicids's radiant during its peak day will be at alpha=18°, delta=-53°.

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 Phoenicids's radiant in the sky during its peak day, Wednesday, December 2 2020, for the following cities in Zimbabwe.

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The Sky and Stars in Zimbabwe

The following is a simulation of the sky and stars as seen from Harare, Zimbabwe 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