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Analysis of the September ε-Perseid outburst in 2013

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Zamorano Calvo, Jaime and Izquierdo Gómez, Jaime (2018) Analysis of the September ε-Perseid outburst in 2013. Monthly notices of The Royal Astronomical Society, 480 (2). pp. 2501-2507. ISSN 0035-8711

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty1973


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We analyze the outburst experienced by the September ε-Perseid meteor shower on 9 September 2013. As a result of our monitoring the atmospheric trajectory of 60 multistation events observed over Spain was obtained and accurate orbital data were derived from them. On the basis of these orbits, we have tried to determine the likely parent body of this meteoroid stream by employing orbital dissimilarity criteria. In addition, the emission spectra produced by two events belonging to this meteor shower were also recorded. The analysis of these spectra has provided information about the chemical nature of their progenitor meteoroids. We also present an estimation of the tensile strength for these particles.


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© 2018 The Author(s). Artículo firmado por 14 autores. We acknowledge support from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (projects AYA2015-68646-P and AYA 2015-67175-P).

Uncontrolled Keywords:Meteoroid stream; Orbits; Fireball; Populations; Spectra
Subjects:Sciences > Physics > Astrophysics
ID Code:60389
Deposited On:08 May 2020 11:04
Last Modified:13 May 2020 07:53

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