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CAMS confirmation of previously reported meteor showers

Authors
  • Peter Jenniskens
  • Q, Nénon
  • P S, Gural
  • J, Albers
  • B, Haberman
  • B, Johnson
  • D, Holman
  • R, Morales
  • B J, Grigsby
  • D, Samuels
  • C, Johannink
Type
Published Article
Journal
Icarus
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2016
Volume
266
Pages
355–370
Source
SETI Institute
License
Unknown

Abstract

Leading up to the 2015 IAU General Assembly, the International Astronomical Union s Working List of Meteor Showers included 486 unconfirmed showers, showers that are not certain to exist. If confirmed, each shower would provide a record of past comet or asteroid activity. Now, we report that 41 of these are detected in the Cameras for Allsky Meteor Surveillance (CAMS) video-based meteor shower survey. They manifest as meteoroids arriving at Earth from a similar direction and orbit, after removing the daily ...

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