(meteorobs) alpha-Capricornids ourburst on April 7th ?
kdrako at cebridge.net
Sat Apr 26 15:50:06 EDT 2014
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On 4/26/2014 1:43 PM, Roberto Gorelli wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Apr 2014 20:28:51 +0200
> Karl Antier <karl.antier at laposte.net> wrote:
>> Hi meteor observers!
>> I have a small question, as there a news which was published
>> yesterday on a French astronomy magazine (Ciel & Espace) dealing
>> about meteors, which seems very strange to me...
>> And I was wondering if someone could explain me where they could
>> have make a confusion!
>> The news is here : http://www.cieletespace.fr/node/11718
>> For non-French readers, here is my fast translation :
>> "25/04/2014 - Discovery of a new meteor shower
>> We will now have to think about the alpha-Capricornids in the long
>> list of meteor showers that display all along the year. It was
>> discovered based on japanese observations, on April 7th, between
>> 16h59 and 19h33. It is a minor shower, 15 shooting stars have been
>> identified. They are linked to no-known comet. The scientists think
>> it may have been visible in 1980, 1990, 2001, 2004. It may be
>> observer again in 2025 and 2032."
>> This looks like a potential meteor outburst, but even if I miss all
>> the last weeks discussions on the list (I'm slowly catching up with
>> the lost time), I could not find any references to this "discovery".
>> So I was wondering is someone had any information about this, which
>> could explain this strange news?
>> Thanks in advance!
>> Clear skies to all!
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> CBET 3853 of 12 April 2014
> Too with outburst I think that it shall be only a minor shower.
> Best greetings.
> Roberto Gorelli
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