UPCOMING - - - APRIL LYRIDS - - - APRIL 22, 2014

Welcome to the North American Meteor Network homepage - dedicated
to coverage of sporadic and meteor shower activity.

NAMN serves to:

  • promote astronomy and related sciences
  • recruit and train new observers in the methods of meteor observation
  • coordinate North American observations
  • Founded in June 1995


    Membership in NAMN is Free!

    General Information:
    Bullet What is NAMN?
    Bullet Meteor Links
    Bullet Mailing List


    Frequently Asked Questions:
    Bullet Meteors and Meteor Observing
    Bullet Near-Earth Objects
    Bullet Meteorite Identification/Tests

    NAMN Observing Guide:  (HTML)  or  (PDF)
    An extensive educational guide to observing meteors.

    Meteor Observing Target Dates for      2014
    (A Calendar of Meteor Showers NAMN will Monitor)


    Observing Aids:
    Limiting Magnitude Field Locator and Calculator
    A program designed to use the IMO predefined star count areas

    Star Charts
    Charts for determining sky conditions and meteor magnitudes

    Observing Report Forms
    Various report forms for submitting observations



    This site was awarded a Times Pick by the Los Angeles Times with recognition going to the NAMN Observing Guide

    Original material by Mark Davis and Gary W. Kronk. Copyright (C)1995-2013
    Original graphic by Eric S. Young and Gary W. Kronk. Copyright (C)1996

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