The detection of 2009 Leonid, Perseid and Geminid meteor showers over Agartala, Tripura, India (Lat: 23.0° N, Long: 91.4° E) will be reported here by using two VLF receivers tuned to subionospheric transmitted VLF signals at the frequency 16.4 kHz from Aldra Island, Norway (Lat: 66.42° N, Long: 13.13° E) and the other at 18.2 kHz from Vijayananarayanam, India (Lat: 8.4° N; Long: 77.7° E). The received signals exhibited their peak values on November 17, 2009 when ZHR (Zenithal Hourly Rate) was highest. Some typical variations which are observed in the records of amplitude during the 2009 Leonid, Perseid and Geminid meteor showers will be presented in this paper.
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De, S.S., De, B.K., Pal, P. et al. Detection of 2009 Leonid, Perseid and Geminid Meteor Showers through its effects on Transmitted VLF Signals. Astrophys Space Sci 332, 353–357 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10509-010-0513-9
- Leonid, Perseid and Geminid meteor showers
- Zenithal Hourly Rate
- VLF transmitted signals