Summary of activity in 2018

Cardiff operates 3 cameras.

In 2018 Cardiff has recorded 596 individual meteor observations. These observations comprise 128 sporadic meteors and 468 stream meteors. A breakdown by month is shown below.

Total number of streams recorded in 2018 by Cardiff : 204

The following graph shows observation counts by stream for the 20 most frequent showers based on preliminary UFO ANALYSIS classifications:

The following table shows which stations are generating matched observations with this station and the number of matches:

Fireball activity

(Based on IAU definition of apparrent magnitude of -4.0 or brighter)

Datetime Magnitude Duration Stream
2018-01-06 03:09:22 -4.4 0.6 DCM
2018-08-24 02:27:53 -4.1 2.16 NDR

All observations by Cardiff between 2014 and 2018

UKMON data for Cardiff covers the period from 2014 to 2018 and totals 4391 individual meteor observations. These observations comprise 1045 sporadic meteors and 3346 stream meteors.

This section provides a summary of all observations by Cardiff from 2014 to 2018. A breakdown of the number of observations by year is given in the histogram below.

The following graph shows observation counts by stream (preliminary UFO ANALYSIS classification). A detailed breakdown by shower is given in the table at the end of this report.

Fireball activity

Fireballs recorded (Based on IAU definition of apparrent magnitude of -4.0 or brighter)

Datetime Magnitude Duration Stream
2017-08-13 00:17:31 -8.9 0.68 ERI
2017-07-10 21:59:26 -8.1 0.78 KLY
2017-08-13 03:04:52 -7.5 0.2 SPO
2015-08-13 02:51:03 -7.2 0.48 PER
2016-12-22 03:18:37 -7.2 0.38 COM
2017-08-13 02:39:29 -6.9 0.62 PER
2017-08-15 03:18:25 -6.4 0.24 SPO
2017-08-12 22:08:07 -6.3 0.44 SPO
2017-08-12 22:11:04 -6.2 1.38 AOC
2016-08-11 23:33:52 -5.9 0.14 BPE
2017-08-14 00:28:16 -5.3 0.58 PER
2017-03-24 00:05:19 -5.3 1.56 KVI
2017-08-19 01:10:44 -5.0 0.24 SPO
2016-08-11 23:04:01 -4.9 0.6 PER
2016-08-06 03:54:48 -4.9 0.5 GER
2017-07-22 02:34:24 -4.8 0.22 BAR
2014-08-13 02:13:04 -4.7 0.64 PER
2014-08-15 03:56:22 -4.5 0.44 PER
2015-08-19 23:18:54 -4.5 0.06 SPO
2016-07-22 00:49:15 -4.5 1.14 CAP
2016-08-13 03:40:28 -4.5 0.3 AIC
2014-11-04 22:44:02 -4.4 1.3 OEE
2018-01-06 03:09:22 -4.4 0.6 DCM
2016-03-30 01:46:48 -4.4 0.42 AAL
2017-08-03 02:55:34 -4.4 0.38 PER
2015-08-08 00:53:25 -4.3 0.82 PER
2016-08-16 23:29:09 -4.3 1.08 PER
2014-12-01 02:58:58 -4.3 0.56 SPO
2017-07-16 23:17:20 -4.3 0.42 KLY
2017-08-28 00:32:22 -4.3 0.08 ALN
2017-08-09 22:55:50 -4.2 1.3 ATA
2016-08-11 23:33:52 -4.2 0.06 BPE
2017-08-13 00:52:31 -4.2 0.32 SPO
2014-09-09 03:04:02 -4.1 0.66 SPO
2017-08-12 21:30:28 -4.1 1.14 PER
2017-09-21 23:13:47 -4.1 1.16 NPI
2018-08-24 02:27:53 -4.1 2.16 NDR
2017-07-31 01:13:40 -4.1 0.3 ATR
2017-08-13 03:41:21 -4.1 0.14 SPO
2014-08-13 00:41:10 -4.0 0.56 MPR
2014-09-16 21:38:21 -4.0 1.22 SPO
2015-08-07 01:13:31 -4.0 0.66 PER
2016-08-04 21:31:39 -4.0 1.14 ZCS
2014-10-24 06:03:32 -4.0 0.12 SPO
2016-01-04 22:14:29 -4.0 0.86 COM
2016-08-12 00:27:11 -4.0 0.88 PER

The following table shows which stations are generating matched observations with this station and the number of matches:

Detailed counts (including sporadics)

Total number of streams recorded: 377

Shower Counts
SPO 1045
PER 364
GEM 217
ORI 70
COM 51
ZCS 49
STA 45
NTA 44
LEO 41
HYD 37
SPE 33
QUA 29
BPE 27
BAR 25
ZAR 25
LYR 24
AGC 23
NOO 23
TRI 23
KCG 21
DAD 20
EER 19
MPR 19
SSA 19
XAU 19
AUR 18
DRV 18
ERI 18
GDR 18
KDR 18
NUE 18
POR 18
ATR 17
EGE 17
EPV 17
PVI 17
BAU 16
DAU 16
MON 16
SAP 15
ZTA 15
BCA 14
DHY 14
EHY 14
FTA 14
NLM 14
NLY 14
SOR 14
TPY 14
AHY 13
CVN 13
ETP 13
FLY 13
KUM 13
KVI 13
NAU 13
SIA 13
ANA 12
AOC 12
BPI 12
MHY 12
SLY 12
SOO 12
TPI 12
ACM 11
AOR 11
BCN 11
CMI 11
DLM 11
ETA 11
GCP 11
KHY 11
KSE 11
NPI 11
NZT 11
OME 11
TCA 11
AHE 10
ALY 10
AMO 10
EPC 10
GER 10
MLE 10
NBO 10
NOA 10
NZP 10
OCY 10
OML 10
OMO 10
PPS 10
PSU 10
RGE 10
RLE 10
RPU 10
SAR 10
ABA 9
ACB 9
AED 9
ALO 9
AMD 9
CAP 9
DKD 9
DMH 9
DPI 9
DSE 9
JCO 9
JLE 9
LAQ 9
MUL 9
NDR 9
OBC 9
PAR 9
SCS 9
SDA 9
SOL 9
TCB 9
XVI 9
ALN 8
AUD 8
AXC 8
BMO 8
DAB 8
DCL 8
DCM 8
DEL 8
DSV 8
ETT 8
GBO 8
ICS 8
JRH 8
LUM 8
NDL 8
NIA 8
OLY 8
OPC 8
ORN 8
OUI 8
PAU 8
PSA 8
THA 8
URS 8
ZSE 8
ADC 7
ASC 7
BAQ 7
BHE 7
CTA 7
GCM 7
IAR 7
JLY 7
JZD 7
MVE 7
NAS 7
NDD 7
NID 7
OCG 7
OCU 7
OER 7
PIH 7
SDL 7
SLD 7
SLE 7
TOP 7
UUM 7
AAN 6
ACA 6
AUP 6
BSX 6
CAN 6
DTA 6
FMV 6
GPS 6
KLY 6
LMI 6
LOP 6
NGM 6
NHY 6
NZC 6
OCT 6
PCA 6
SAQ 6
XCB 6
AAL 5
AIC 5
ATA 5
DAL 5
DAR 5
ELY 5
EVI 5
FEV 5
FPL 5
JIP 5
JPE 5
NCC 5
NDA 5
NHD 5
ORS 5
PBO 5
TVI 5
UCE 5
ZCN 5
ACO 4
AND 4
ASX 4
AVB 4
BCB 4
DCY 4
DDR 4
DLI 4
DPC 4
FED 4
GCA 4
GDE 4
GLI 4
GTA 4
GTI 4
HVI 4
ICE 4
JEC 4
JPV 4
LBO 4
LVI 4
MIC 4
NAL 4
ODR 4
OEE 4
OUM 4
SCC 4
SOA 4
SPI 4
SRP 4
SZC 4
TCE 4
TCN 4
TPR 4
XHE 4
XLI 4
ZCA 4
ZCY 4
ZDR 4
ZED 4
AAH 3
ABC 3
ABO 3
ACT 3
ARC 3
BCM 3
CAM 3
DRA 3
DSA 3
EAU 3
ESE 3
EUM 3
JBO 3
JCC 3
JEO 3
JGS 3
JNO 3
JRC 3
JRP 3
LCY 3
LDR 3
LLY 3
MAC 3
MBC 3
MDR 3
MLY 3
MPV 3
NAR 3
NCY 3
NEC 3
NLD 3
NOP 3
PDF 3
PIP 3
PUM 3
PUP 3
SAL 3
SCA 3
SCU 3
SIC 3
SOP 3
SSC 3
SSG 3
SSS 3
UAN 3
XUM 3
ABS 2
ACC 2
AOE 2
APG 2
ARI 2
BCP 2
BEQ 2
BUM 2
CCA 2
CUR 2
DBA 2
DED 2
DMT 2
DPL 2
DTR 2
ECO 2
FHE 2
FOP 2
GCO 2
GPU 2
ICY 2
ISC 2
JMC 2
JZA 2
KAQ 2
MML 2
MPS 2
MVL 2
MZC 2
NER 2
NGP 2
NGV 2
NLL 2
NSS 2
NVI 2
OLE 2
OMC 2
OPG 2
PSP 2
SGE 2
TAH 2
ALA 1
AUM 1
AUS 1
BCR 1
BPG 1
CAU 1
CLE 1
DDC 1
DDL 1
DMC 1
DNA 1
DXL 1
EPG 1
EPR 1
FAO 1
FBO 1
FCB 1
FCM 1
GUM 1
ICA 1
JBP 1
JHY 1
JSC 1
JUG 1
KSC 1
LPE 1
MAL 1
MCA 1
MSR 1
NPH 1
NSC 1
NUM 1
OKD 1
OLP 1
OMA 1
OPL 1
OSE 1
PAQ 1
PEG 1
SGV 1
SLL 1
SSE 1
SVI 1
TAQ 1
TSR 1
XCE 1
XDR 1
ZOP 1
ZPU 1