The results of the Perseid 2004 observing campaign are presented. A short description of the equipment and reduction methods is given. The predicted 1-revolution Perseid peak on August 11/12 was confirmed by video and visual observations, and moreover another peak of activity was detected the same night around 1 UT. In total 87 meteoroid trajectories and orbits were calculated and the resulting mean orbital elements of the Perseid stream are presented.
WGN, Journal of the International Meteor Organization
- Pub Date:
- October 2009