Category: Reports

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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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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Radio meteors in April 2020

An overview of the radio observations during April 2020 is given.   The graphs show both the daily totals (Figure 1) and the hourly numbers (Figure 2) of “all” reflections counted automatically, and of manually counted...

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Lyrids 2020 – Visual observation report from Norway

In the period from April 15. to April 21. 2020, the author was able to observe the Lyrids under almost perfectly clear skies for 7 nights in a row. This gave a unique opportunity to observe the ascending phase of Lyrid activity this year. A total of 186 meteors were observed visually, among these 44 Lyrids, in a total of 21,95 hours. Lyrid activity were detected from April 15 – 16 onwards, with less than one meteor an hour towards April 18 – 19. From April 19 – 20, a slight increase in rates were observed, continuing to increase in the night of April 20 – 21 towards the maximum. The highest rates were observed in a short 40-minute period between 22:58 and 23:38 on April 21 – 22, with 9 Lyrids observed. Rates then started to decline towards morning twilight on April 22.

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February 2020 report CAMS BeNeLux

A summary of the activity of the CAMS BeNeLux network during the month February 2020 is presented. This month was severely hampered by bad weather and remained without any single complete clear night. In total 7665 meteors were...

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