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Update: Following Ray Taylor’s talk on analysing meteor showers in December 2016, he has kindly sent us images showing 2016 data and a summary for early 2017…

RMAP_Rg streams ID - shows radiants with IDs of major streams

 


Summary: Meteors in January 2017 by Ray Taylor and his colleagues at Nemetode.org

OMAP streams - shows a solar system orbit plot of major streams. Note how the Earth (its orbit is marked by the blue dot)  is bombarded by interplanetary material throughout the year. The plot would be very cluttered if we added all data

Early Jan 2017                  (Skirlaugh)        

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a Hydrids

2

0


December Comae Berenicids

6

2


December alpha Draconids

15

10

Peaked 3rd Jan, All done by 6th

Geminids

3

1

First few days of month

Hydrids

2

3


Quadrantids

54

33

Peaked 3rd/4th Jan

sTaurids

3

0

First few days of month

Ursids

5

2

All done by end of first week

xi Ursae Majorids

2

0


Sporadics  

59

28