Summary of activity in 2017

Cardiff operates 3 cameras.

In 2017 Cardiff has recorded 643 individual meteor observations. These observations comprise 174 sporadic meteors and 469 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 of greater)

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 0.20 SPO
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
2017-03-24 00:05:19 -5.3 1.56 KVI
2017-08-14 00:28:16 -5.3 0.58 PER
2017-08-19 01:10:44 -5.0 0.24 SPO
2017-07-22 02:34:24 -4.8 0.22 BAR
2017-08-03 02:55:34 -4.4 0.38 PER
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 1.30 ATA
2017-08-13 00:52:31 -4.2 0.32 SPO
2017-07-31 01:13:40 -4.1 0.30 ATR
2017-08-12 21:30:28 -4.1 1.14 PER
2017-08-13 03:41:21 -4.1 0.14 SPO
2017-09-21 23:13:47 -4.1 1.16 NPI

Observations recorded by Cardiff, 2014 to 2017

UKMON data for Cardiff covers the period from 2014 to 2017 and totals 2944 individual meteor observations. These observations comprise 838 sporadic meteors and 2106 stream meteors.

This section provides a summary of all observations by Cardiff from 2014 to 2017. A breakdown of the number of observations by year is given in the histogram below.