n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Report of the Comet and Meteor Section

Volume 64, Issue 9_10
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



Extracted from text ... mnassa vol 64 nos 9 & 10 156 proceedings of the annual general meeting 2005 Observed meteor showers The year 2004 saw a reduction in the number of hours observation, mainly due to weather. Nevertheless, some useful results were obtained on several meteor showers. April Lyrids: a special watch was arranged due to favourable conditions in 2004. Around 25 hours observations were reported, with best rates of around a dozen Lyrids per hour under LM = 6.1 skies on the night of April 21/22. Penning, van Delft and Cooper also observed Report of the Comet and Meteor Section T P ..

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