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News from the meteor library

Roberto Gorelli points our attention at a recently published meteor related paper. Supercatastrophic disruption of asteroids in the context of SOHO comet, fireball and meteor observations This paper has been submitted for...

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News from the meteor library

Roberto Gorelli points our attention at a recently published meteor related paper. Physical properties of Taurid meteoroids of various sizes This paper has been submitted for publication to Planetary and Space Science by Jiří...

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News from the meteor library

Roberto Gorelli points our attention at a recently published meteor related paper. The orbital clusters among the near Earth asteroids This paper has been submitted for publication to the Monthly Notices of the Royal...

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Meteor Activity Outlook for 25-31 January 2020

During this period the moon reaches its new phase on Saturday January 25th. At this time the moon will lie near the sun and will be invisible at night. As the week progresses the waxing crescent moon will enter the evening sky but set long before the more active morning hours arrive.

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Meteor Activity Outlook for 28 December 2019 – 03 January 2020

During this period the moon reaches its first quarter phase on Friday January 3rd. At this time the moon will be located 90 degrees east of the sun and will rise shortly after midnight local standard time (LST). This weekend the waxing crescent moon will set during the early evening hours and will not interfere with meteor observing, especially during the more active morning hours.

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News from the meteor library

Roberto Gorelli points our attention at a recently published meteor related paper. Parker Solar Probe Observations of a Dust Trail in the Orbit of (3200) Phaethon By Karl Battams, Matthew M. Knight, Michael S.P. Kelley, Brendan...

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Meteor Activity Outlook for 14-20 December 2019

During this period the moon reaches its last quarter phase on Thursday December 19th. At this time the moon will be located 90 degrees west of the sun and will rise near 01:00 local standard time (LST). This weekend the waning gibbous moon will rise during the late evening hours and will make it difficult to view any meteor activity.

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Meteor Activity Outlook for 07-13 December 2019

During this period the moon reaches its full phase on Thursday December 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 will set a couple of hours before dawn allowing a quick session under dark skies before the onset of dawn.

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