Announcements

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.


WGN 41:6 out now

WGN 41-6

The December 2013 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:

  • First announcement of the International Meteor Conference 2014 (P. Roggemans)
  • Solar Longitudes for 2014 (R. Arlt)
  • General relativistic precession in meteoroid orbits (A. Sekhar)
  • Letter — The CMN catalogue of orbits for 2011 (Croatian Meteor Network)
  • Results of the CAMS project in 2012 (C. Johannink)
  • The United Kingdom fireball of 30th March 2013: Observation and analysis using NEMETODE and visual data (W. Stewart, A. R. Pratt)
  • Eta Aquariids outburst 2013 observed by CAMS (C. Johannink)
  • Results of the IMO Video Meteor Network — August 2013 (S. Molau, J. Kac, S. Crivello, E. Stomeo, G. Barentsen, R. Goncalves)
  • Results of the IMO Video Meteor Network — September 2013 (S. Molau, J. Kac, S. Crivello, E. Stomeo, G. Barentsen, R. Goncalves)

Front cover photo: Bright fireball captured by the EN95 station on 2013 October 30. Photo courtesy: Jos Nijland.


WGN 41:5 out now

WGN 41-5

The October 2013 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)
  • From the Treasurer — IMO Membership/WGN Subscription Renewal for 2014 (M. Gyssens)
  • Letter — Preliminary examination of an unusual spectrum from a Perseid fireball (B. Ward)
  • International Meteor Conference 2013 report (J. Atanackov)
  • Report on Meteoroids 2013, Poznan, Poland (P. and A. Roggemans)
  • A possible new meteor shower — eta Hydrids (D. Segon, Z. Andreic, K. Korlevic, F. Novoselnik, D. Vida, I. Skokic)
  • High altitude wind traced by a persistent train from a Geminid fireball (B. Ward)
  • SPA Meteor Section Results: 2008 (A. McBeath)
  • Results of the IMO Video Meteor Network — June 2013 (S. Molau, J. Kac, S. Crivello, E. Stomeo, G. Barentsen, R. Goncalves)
  • Results of the IMO Video Meteor Network — July 2013 (S. Molau, J. Kac, S. Crivello, E. Stomeo, G. Barentsen, R. Goncalves)

Front cover photo: Northern Taurid fireball from Switzerland on 2012 November 17. Photo courtesy: Jonas Schenker.


WGN 41:4 out now

WGN 41-4

The August 2013 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)
  • From the Treasurer — IMO Membership/WGN Subscription Renewal for 2014 (M. Gyssens)
  • Call for Future International Meteor Conferences (J. Rendtel, P. Roggemans, M. Gyssens)
  • Ten possible new showers from the Croatian Meteor Network and SonotaCo datasets (Z. Andreic, D. Segon, K. Korlevic, F. Novoselnik, D. Vida, I. Skokic)
  • Discovery of the February epsilon Virginids (FEV, IAU #506) (K. Steakley, P. Jenniskens)
  • SPA Meteor Section Results: 2007 (A. McBeath)
  • Birth of meteor network in Morocco — Analysis for the 2012 Geminids (R. Rudawska, A. Daassou, M. Ait Moulay Larbi, Z. Benkhaldoun, J. Vaubaillon, F. Colas, D. Baratoux, S. Bouley)
  • Results of the IMO Video Meteor Network — April 2013 (S. Molau, J. Kac, E. Berko, S. Crivello, E. Stomeo, A. Igaz, G. Barentsen, R. Goncalves)
  • Results of the IMO Video Meteor Network — May 2013 (S. Molau, J. Kac, E. Berko, S. Crivello, E. Stomeo, A. Igaz, G. Barentsen, R. Goncalves)

Front cover photo: Bright fireball with aurora on 2013 March 30. Photo courtesy: Shannon Bileski.


WGN 41:3 out now

WGN 41-3

The June 2013 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)
  • Call for photographs (J. Kac)
  • Letter — The CMN catalogue of orbits for 2010 (Croatian Meteor Network)
  • 8 new showers from Croatian Meteor Network data (D. Segon, Z. Andreic, K. Korlevic, F. Novoselnik, D. Vida, I. Skokic)
  • "Thatcher's Ghost": Confirmation of the nu Cygnids (P. Jenniskens, B. Haberman)
  • Comet 17P/Holmes: originally widely spreading dust particles from the 2007 explosion converge into an observable dust trail near the common nodes of the meteoroids’ orbits (E. Lyytinen, M. Nissinen, H. J. Lehto)
  • NEMETODE: The Network for Meteor Triangulation and Orbit Determination. System Overview and Initial Results from a UK Video Meteor Network (W. Stewart, A. R. Pratt, L. Entwisle)
  • Results of the IMO Video Meteor Network — February 2013 (S. Molau, J. Kac, E. Berko, S. Crivello, E. Stomeo, A. Igaz, G. Barentsen, R. Goncalves)
  • Results of the IMO Video Meteor Network — March 2013 (S. Molau, J. Kac, E. Berko, S. Crivello, E. Stomeo, A. Igaz, G. Barentsen, R. Goncalves)

Front cover photo: 2010 Perseid maximum composite image. Photo courtesy: Audrius Dubietis.