Month: June 2020

Three Virginid showers

Abstract: Virginids were classified as an ecliptic shower or one of the ANT sources.  Recent developments of video meteor observations made it possible to distinguish minor showers from the background sporadics.  We investigated...

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Meteor Activity Outlook for 27 June-3 July 2020

During this period, the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Sunday June 28th. At this time, the moon is located 90 degrees east of the sun and sets near 01:00 local summer time (LST). As the week progresses the waxing gibbous moon remains longer in the morning sky with each passing night. This narrows the opportunity to view meteor activity under dark conditions from many hours early in the period to almost nil late in the period.

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May 2020 report CAMS BeNeLux

Abstract: A summary of the activity of the CAMS BeNeLux network during the month of May 2020 is presented. 18592 meteors were detected of which 11584 were multiple station which resulted in 3226 orbits during 29 nights with a...

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