Announcements

WGN 42:5 out now

WGN 42-5

The October 2014 issue of the IMO Journal is now in print. It will be mailed shortly and subscribers can also immediately access the journal in PDF format. The contents this month:

  • Letter — Meteoroid streams, meteor showers (J. Rendtel)
  • From the Treasurer — IMO Membership/WGN Subscription Renewal for 2015 (M. Gyssens)
  • Letter — The CMN catalogue of orbits for 2012 (J. Rendtel)
  • International Meteor Conference 2014 report (A. Egal)
  • First announcement of the International Meteor Conference 2015 (T. Weiland)
  • Details of the Proceedings of the International Meteor Conference, Poznań, Poland, 22–25 August 2013 (M. Gyssens, P. Roggemans, P. Žołądek)
  • Various meteor scenes I: the perception and the conception of a ’meteor shower’ (M. Koseki)
  • Various meteor scenes II: Cygnid-Draconid Complex (κ-Cygnids) (M. Koseki)
  • Meteorite producing fragment on the Apophis’ orbit (A. Terentjeva, E. Bakanas)
  • Results of the IMO Video Meteor Network — June 2014 (S. Molau, J. Kac, S. Crivello, E. Stomeo, G. Barentsen, R. Goncalves, A. Igaz)

Front cover photo: Bright meteor on 2014 May 29 at 03h33m UT from Observatorio del Teide, Tenerife, Spain. Photo courtesy: Jürgen Rendtel.

WGN 42:4 out now

WGN 42-4

The August 2014 issue of the IMO Journal is now in print. It will be mailed shortly and subscribers can also immediately access the journal in PDF format. The contents this month:

  • Editorial (J. Kac)
  • News from the IMO Council (C. Verbeeck)
  • Letter — Confusion about 255P/Levy meteors erroneously labelled as December Phi Cassiopeiids and minor shower challenges in general (P. Roggemans)
  • Letter — Skydiver nearly hit by stone (S. Midtskogen, T. E. Hillestad)
  • Results of CMN 2013 search for new showers across CMN and SonotaCo databases II (P. Gural, D. Segon, Z. Andreic, I. Skokic, K. Korlevic, D. Vida, F. Novoselnik, D. Gostinski)
  • The UK Meteor Observation Network (P. Campbell-Burns, R. Kacerek)
  • Results of the IMO Video Meteor Network — April 2014 (S. Molau, J. Kac, S. Crivello, E. Stomeo, G. Barentsen, R. Goncalves, A. Igaz)
  • Results of the IMO Video Meteor Network — May 2014 (S. Molau, J. Kac, S. Crivello, E. Stomeo, G. Barentsen, R. Goncalves, A. Igaz)

Front cover photo: Very bright fireball on 2013 September 28 at 03h33m UT from Ohio, USA. Photo courtesy: Angela McClain.

WGN 42:3 out now

WGN 42-3

The June 2014 issue of the IMO Journal is now in print. It will be mailed shortly and subscribers can also immediately access the journal in PDF format. The contents this month:

  • News from the IMO Commissions (C. Verbeeck)
  • Photographic Commission: Future Plans (B. Ward)
  • Visual meteor observation data handling (J. Rendtel, G. Barentsen)
  • Call for observations of kappa-Cygnids in 2014 (WGN Editorial board)
  • Results of CMN 2013 search for new showers across CMN and SonotaCo databases I (Z. Andreic, P. Gural, D. Segon, I. Skokic, K. Korlevic, D. Vida, F. Novoselnik, D. Gostinski)
  • Camelopardalids (IAU#451) from comet 209P/LINEAR (P. Jenniskens)
  • Exceptionally Persistent Fireball Over the British Isles, 2012 September 21, 21h55m—21h58m UT (A. McBeath, E. Lyytinen, M. Langbroek, R. D. Matson)
  • Results of the IMO Video Meteor Network — February 2014 (S. Molau, J. Kac, S. Crivello, E. Stomeo, G. Barentsen, R. Goncalves, A. Igaz)
  • Results of the IMO Video Meteor Network — March 2014 (S. Molau, J. Kac, S. Crivello, E. Stomeo, G. Barentsen, R. Goncalves, A. Igaz)
  • Determination of the maximum of the Geminid meteor shower from visual observation (J. Drga, M. Janek)

Front cover photo: Frame-by-frame development of a Camelopardalid on 2014 May 24 at 01h58m08s UT. Original recording by Peter C. Slansky; compilation by Jim Albers and Peter Jenniskens.

WGN 42:2 out now

WGN 42-2

The April 2014 issue of the IMO Journal is now in print. It will be mailed shortly and subscribers can also immediately access the journal in PDF format. The contents this month:

  • International Meteor Conference 2014, 33rd edition, September 18-21, Giron, France (F. Colas, J.-L. Rault, J. Vaubaillon, S. Bouley, B. Zanda, L. Maquet)
  • Peculiar activity of the September ε-Perseids on 2013 September 9 (J. Rendtel, E. Lyytinen, S. Molau, G. Barentsen)
  • The September epsilon Perseids in 2013 (S. Gajdos, J. Toth, L. Kornos, J. Koukal, R. Piffl)
  • New showers from parent body search across several video meteor databases (D. Segon, P. Gural, Z. Andreic, I. Skokic, K. Korlevic, D. Vida, F. Novoselnik)
  • Bright Perseids 2007-2013 and artificial Earth satellites collision risk assessment (A. Murtazov)
  • Meteor showers of the southern hemisphere (S. Molau, S. Kerr)
  • Results of the IMO Video Meteor Network — December 2013 (S. Molau, J. Kac, S. Crivello, E. Stomeo, G. Barentsen, R. Goncalves, A. Igaz)
  • Results of the IMO Video Meteor Network — January 2014 (S. Molau, J. Kac, S. Crivello, E. Stomeo, G. Barentsen, R. Goncalves, A. Igaz)

Front cover photo: September ε-Perseids fireball photographed on 2013 September 9 from Gahberg observatory in Austria. Photo courtesy: Erwin Filimon.

International Meteor Conference 2014

The 2014 International Meteor Conference (IMC) take place in France from 18 to 21 September (Thursday evening to Sunday lunchtime). The early registration fee is €170 for a shared room in a dormitory, €195 for a double room and €220 for a single room. You need to register before 30 June 2014 to benefit from the early registration discount.

The conference website is available at www.imo.net/imc2014 and registration has now opened.


WGN 42:1 out now

WGN 42-1

The February 2014 issue of the IMO Journal is now in print. It will be mailed shortly and subscribers can also immediately access the journal in PDF format. The contents this month:

  • Janus—25 Years of the International Meteor Organization (C. Verbeeck)
  • Letter — Meteoroids, asteroids, and the professional-amateur collaboration (D. Koschny)
  • The IMO Support Fund (The IMO Council)
  • Call for future IMCs: 2015 IMC (P. Roggemans)
  • Some interesting meteor showers in EDMOND database (J. Koukal, J. Toth, R. Piffl, L. Kornos)
  • A meteor cluster detection algorithm (J. B. Burt, A. V. Moorhead, W. J. Cooke)
  • Results of the IMO Video Meteor Network — October 2013 (S. Molau, J. Kac, S. Crivello, E. Stomeo, G. Barentsen, R. Goncalves)
  • Results of the IMO Video Meteor Network — November 2013 (S. Molau, J. Kac, S. Crivello, E. Stomeo, G. Barentsen, R. Goncalves)

Front cover photo: Taurid fireball photographed on 2013 September 14 from Tenerife. Photo courtesy: Jürgen Rendtel.