Re: [guide-user] Guide 9 - Representation of meteor showers

Bernd Brinkmann Jul 15, 2013

Hello Bill

> Hi Alfredo, Bernd, all,
> Hmmm... the last version of the meteor file I have dates back to 1998.
> Bernd, I think you're seeing 2011 Nov 30 because that's the date the file
> was copied to your hard drive; if you look at the meteors.dat file in the
> 'text' file of the Guide 9 DVD, it should have a file date of 1998 Sep 28.
> A bit of Web searching turned up this "current" list :
> However, I'm a little reluctant to use Wikipedia as a primary source.
> is considerably better, but not really formatted for our purposes. I'm
> wondering if anyone has put together a more modern version of the 'meteors.dat'
> file (it need not be in the identical format), and would be willing to send it to
> me for posting?

I will ask Sirko Molau, the chair of the (not only) european meteor video network
(which I'm a member of) if he can provide such a list. He's doing the annual
evaluation of all video meteors of this network, searching for new showers.

Clear skies

Bernd Brinkmann

Sternwarte Herne, MPC code A18
Herne, Germany

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