(meteorobs) alpha-Capricornids ourburst on April 7th ?
karl.antier at laposte.net
Sat Apr 26 16:02:42 EDT 2014
Perfect, thanks a lot to all of you!
That's exactly what I was looking for!
Clear skies to all!
> Message du 26/04/14 21:50
> De : "Kenneth Drake"
> A : "Meteor science and meteor observing"
> Copie à :
> Objet : Re: (meteorobs) alpha-Capricornids ourburst on April 7th ?
> CBET 3853
> into a Google search to find here the info you are requesting
> Kenneth Drake
> On 4/26/2014 1:43 PM, Roberto Gorelli wrote:
> > On Sat, 26 Apr 2014 20:28:51 +0200
> > Karl Antier 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!
> >> Karl
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> > http://www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/cbet/RecentCBETs.html
> > 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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