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Meteor Section

Collection of visual, telescopic, photographic, video and radio observations of meteor activity on a routine basis, at all times of the year and not only when major shower activity is expected. The data add to a long-term archive of information covering activity, allowing long-term trends to be studied. Photographic and video observations yield valuable positional and orbital data. The Section also collects fireball reports for the British Fireball Survey (originally a joint exercise with the now defunct Artificial Satellite Section).

Section News

The First Meteor Shower of the Year
John Mason, 2022 Jan 01
Get Ready for the 2021 Geminid Meteor Shower
Dr John Mason , 2021 Dec 07
BAA Article Arid meteors, 2021 October
Nick James, 2021 Oct 05

Section Officers

DirectorDr John Mason Assistant DirectorAlex PrattVideo network coordinator William StewartAlex Pratt Spectroscopy coordinatorWilliam WardCommittee MembersLeonard EntwisleTracie HeywoodNick James George Spalding

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