The Nippon Meteor Society

The Nippon Meteor Society (NMS)

Japanese Page

Last Update : 26th Jun. 2004

The Nippon Meteor society is the society which are orgnaized and manafed by professional scientists and many amateur observers. This society has pourposes which are observation, research and diffusion of meteor astronomy and to cultivate matual friendship.

Access counter: (since Sep.15,1998)
Topics about meteor, fireball and meteorite (26th Jun. updated)
    The peak of Quadrantids with ZHR100 was observed on 3rd/4th Jan.
    The peak of Geminids with ZHR230 was observed on 14th Dec.
    The peak of Leonids with ZHR90 was observed on 20th Nov.
    The peak of Perseids with ZHR180 was observed on 13th Aug.

Information of meteor streams
The table and introduction about main meteor streams.

Meteor streams in autumn
Draconids (Max: 8th/9th Oct.) HR=~1
Orionids (Max: 21st/22nd Oct.) HR=~15
Nothern Taurids (Max: 15th Nov.) HR=~3
Southern Taurids (Max: 5th Nov.) HR=~3
Leonids (Max: 17th/18th Nov.) HR=~15

Main Meteor Showers for A Year
Quadrantids (Max: 3rd/4th Jan.)
Perseids (Max: 12th/13th Aug.)
Leonids (Max: 17th/18th Nov.)
Geminids (13th/14th Dec.)

What is "The Nippon Meteor Socity"?

Research and Observation homepages
Other homepages about meteor (Link)

International Meteor Orgnization

Astro classroom for High School Student network

The secretariat: Takuya MARUYAMA, Webmaster: Hiroshi OGAWA
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