Month: May 2020

Meteor Activity Outlook for 16-22 May 2020

During this period, the moon reaches its new phase on Friday May 22nd . This weekend the waning crescent moon will rise during the early morning hours and will only present a slight annoyance the remainder of the morning. One can easily obtain useful observations by keeping the moon out of your field of view.

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April 2020 report CAMS BeNeLux

Abstract:  A summary of the activity of the CAMS BeNeLux network during the month of April 2020 is presented. 4128 orbits were collected during 29 nights with a maximum of 94 operational cameras at 25 different CAMS stations....

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Meteor Activity Outlook for 9-15 May 2020

During this period, the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Thursday May 14th. At that time, the moon lies 90 degrees west the sun and will rise near 03:00 local summer time (LST). This weekend the waning gibbous moon will rise during the evening hours and will challenge the meteor observer by obscuring all but the brighter meteors.

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