WGN, Journal of the International Meteor Organization

WGN is reserved for IMO Members/WGN Subscribers – please click the links on the right side of the page to download the latest issues.

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.

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

Online Archive

Members and subscribers can also use the pannel on the right-hand side of the screen to access older volumes of WGN. In addition, all older issues of WGN since 1987 are freely available as full-text PDF files on the NASA ADS website. You can browse the archive by searching for journal code “JIMO” or download the WGN archives by year below:

Writing for WGN

This Journal welcomes your contributions! 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” (120KB PDF) by Javor Kac.