Summary of activity in 2017

Cardiff operates 3 cameras.

In 2017 Cardiff has recorded 169 individual meteor observations. These observations comprise 41 sporadic meteors and 128 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
2017-03-24 00:05:19 -5.3 1.56 KVI

Observations recorded by Cardiff, 2014 to 2017

UKMON data for Cardiff covers the period from 2014 to 2017 and totals 2469 individual meteor observations. These observations comprise 705 sporadic meteors and 1764 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.

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.