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Multiwavelength observations of a bright impact flash during the 2019 January total lunar eclipse
(Royal Astronomical Society, 2019-07)
We discuss here a lunar impact flash recorded during the total lunar eclipse that occurred on 2019 January 21, at 4 h 41 m 38.09 ± 0.01 s UT. This is the first time ever that an impact flash is unambiguously recorded ...
Multi-instrumental observations of the 2014 Ursid meteor outburst
(Oxford University Press, 2017)
The Ursid meteor shower is an annual shower that usually shows little activity. However, its Zenith hourly rate sometimes increases, usually either when its parent comet, 8P/Tuttle, is close to its perihelion or its aphelion. ...
An Earth-grazing fireball from the Daytime ζ -Perseid shower observed over Spain on 2012 June 10
(Royal Astronomical Society, 2016)
On 2012 June 10, an Earth-grazer meteor which lasted over 17 s with an absolute magnitude of -4.0 ± 0.5 was observed over Spain. This work focuses on the analysis of this rare event which is, to our knowledge, the faintest ...