Summary of activity in 2018

Cardiff operates 3 cameras.

In 2018 Cardiff has recorded 173 individual meteor observations. These observations comprise 53 sporadic meteors and 120 stream meteors. A breakdown by month is shown below.

The following 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

All observations by Cardiff between 2014 and 2018

UKMON data for Cardiff covers the period from 2014 to 2018 and totals 3970 individual meteor observations. These observations comprise 971 sporadic meteors and 2999 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.<