Earth, Moon, and Planets

, Volume 95, Issue 1–4, pp 489–499 | Cite as

A New Analysis of Fireball Data from the Meteorite Observation and Recovery Project (MORP)

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Abstract

Sixty fireball cameras operated in Western Canada from 1971 to 1985. Over one thousand (1016) fireballs were recorded at more than one station, but only 367 were reduced, of which 285 have been published, including that of the Innisfree meteorite. Digitization of all the data is underway, and procedures are being developed which will allow the automatic reduction of events not previously examined. The results of the analysis of 80 fireballs reduced but not previously published are presented. When the new analysis is complete, the MORP archive will be a valuable source of information on meteoroid orbits.

Keywords

Meteors photographic 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Geology and GeophysicsUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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