Month: May 2022

Meteor Activity Outlook for 21-27 May 2022

During this period, the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Sunday May 22nd. At that time the moon is located 90 degrees west of the sun and rises between 0200 and 0300 local summer time (LST). As the week progresses, the moon sets approximately 45 minutes later each night, allowing meteor observers to view under better conditions during the more active morning hours.

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April 2022 report CAMS BeNeLux

Abstract: A summary of the activity of the CAMS BeNeLux network during the month of April 2022 is presented. This month was good for a total of 8363 multi-station meteors resulting in 2543 orbits.   Introduction In April we...

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Meteor Activity Outlook for 14-20 May 2022

During this period, the moon reaches its full phase on Monday May 16th. At that time the moon is located opposite the sun in the sky and lies above the horizon all night long. As the week progresses, the moon sets approximately 45 minutes later each night, allowing dark skies to persist between dusk and moon rise. Unfortunately, this is the slowest time of the night to watch meteor activity so rates will be low.

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