WGN, The Journal Of IMO

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No more waiting for your latest issue to make it's way through the international postage services, just download the last issue from the IMO website as a PDF file. You need the login and password that IMO members receive upon subscription. Please contact Marc Gyssens if you experience any problems.

Latest issues:
WGN 44-4 (Aug 2016) [PDF]
WGN 44-3 (Jun 2016) [PDF]
WGN 44-2 (Apr 2016) [PDF]
WGN 44-1 (Feb 2016) [PDF]

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The bimonthly journal of the International Meteor Organization provides about 200 pages annually with articles covering all aspects of meteor observing methods, the analysis of meteor observations, theoretical meteor astronomy and history.

Editor-in-chief: Javor Kac (email: wgn@imo.net)


The subscription of WGN is included in the IMO membership. Please see the membership information for payment instructions and an application form.


The journal is abstracted and indexed in the Astrophysics Data System (ADS) Abstract Service.

Online Archive (free)

Older issues of WGN since 1987 (volume 15) are available as full-text PDF files on the NASA ADS website. You can browse the archive by searching for journal code "JIMO".


Several backissues of WGN are available from the online shop, both as paper copies and in electronic form.

Writing for WGN

This Journal welcomes papers submitted for publication. Papers could include (but are not limited to) theoretical articles, shower analyses, observing reports, and other meteor related articles. All papers are reviewed for scientific content, and edited for English and style. All instructions for authors are detailed in the article "Authors, Writing for WGN" (167KB PDF) by Chris Trayner.