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March Meteor Showers

  • Gary W. Kronk
Chapter
Part of the The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)

Abstract

This daytime meteor shower was first detected during 1961 by radio-echo equipment at the University of Adelaide (South Australia, Australia). C. S. Nilsson (1964) analyzed the data and said the equipment operated during March 11–16. During March 12–16, three meteors were detected from a radiant at α = 339.5°, δ = −7.6°, which he designated “61.3.2”. The geocentric velocity was determined as 29.8 km/s. Nilsson suggested the stream was closely related to the Northern Iota Aquariid stream of July and August.1

Keywords

Solar System Research Meteor Shower Minor Planet Meteor Orbit Meteor Path 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gary W. Kronk
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  1. 1.HillsboroUSA

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