Visual observations yielded 36876 magnitude estimates of which 11320 were sporadics and 21148 were Perseids. Sufficient numbers of meteor estimates were available for the Perseids from July 29 - 30 until August 16, inclusive, to study mass distribution variations from day to day. A remarkable increment in faint Perseids was found for August 8 - 9, 1986. The 1986 Perseids were remarkably strong in faint meteors during the whole activity period.
WGN, Journal of the International Meteor Organization
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