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Perseids Results(2016)


2016 Perseids showed high activity which was predicted by Vaubaillon, Malsov and Lyytinen. This peak was very narrow FWHM and strong activity. The peak time around 23h on 11th (UT), λo139°.474. The annual peak came around λo139°.754. This activity level was stronger than last year.

Activity Level (using worldwide data)

2016Perseids

Observed Peaks

Time(UT) Solar Long. Activity Level
Aug.11 23h 139°.474 4.21 ± 0.38
Aug.12 06h 139°.754 3.72 ± 0.97

Estimated Compornents of Perseid activity

Comp.No. Peak Time(UT) Solar Long. A(max) FWHM(hr)
PER16C01 Aug.11 23h30m 139°.474 2.0 -0.5/+0.5
PER16C02 Aug.12 06h30m 139°.754 3.0 -10.0/+15.0

Parameter

  • Radiant : α = 46°.2, δ = +57°.4
  • Radian Elevation : 20° < h
  • Using data within ± 0.50 σ in all observed data.

Reference

  • Structure of meteor activity is estimated by "Lorentz profile".
  • Observed data provided by RMOJ and RMOB