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Denis Vida points our attention at a recently published meteor related paper. Estimating trajectories of meteors: an observational Monte Carlo approach – I. Theory This paper has been submitted for publication to the...

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Meteor Activity Outlook for 9-15 November 2019

During this period the moon reaches its full phase on Tuesday November 12th. At this time the moon will be located opposite the sun and will lie above the horizon all night long. This weekend the waxing gibbous moon sets just before dawn allowing some observing before dawn to view under dark conditions.

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Roberto Gorelli points our attention at a recently published meteor related paper. Meteor shower activity profiles and the use of orbital dissimilarity (D) criteria This paper has been submitted for publication to Astronomical...

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Roberto Gorelli points our attention at a recently published meteor related paper. A FIREBALL AND POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS BINARY NEAR-EARTH ASTEROID (164121) 2003 YT1 This paper has been submitted for publication to Astronomical...

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Meteor Activity Outlook for 12-18 October 2019

During this period the moon reaches its full phase on Sunday October 13th. At this time the moon will be located opposite the sun and lie above the horizon all night long. Toward the end of this period there will be a moonless period of a couple of hours between dusk and moonrise. Unfortunately meteor rates at this time are very low.

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Meteor Activity Outlook for 5-11 October 2019

During this period the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Saturday October 5th. At this time the moon will be located 90 degrees east of the sun and will set near 23:00 local summer time (LST). As the week progresses the window of dark skies during the morning hours will decrease with each passing night.

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