2008 Impact Candidates

    2008 Impact Candidates (last updated 02/04/2009)

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    UT Date

    UT Time

    Video Frames
    (1/30 s)

    Probable
    Type

    Telescopes

    82

    01 Jan 08

    07:43:39

    1

    Sporadic

    three 14"

    83

    02 Jan 08

    08:33:13

    2

    Sporadic

    two 14"

    84

    03 Jan 08

    10:25:38

    1

    Quadrantid

    two 14"

    85

    04 Jan 08

    10:58:26

    2

    Quadrantid

    three 14"

    86

    04 Jan 08

    11:42:39

    12

    Quadrantid

    three 14"

    87

    04 Jan 08

    11:48:36

    2

    Quadrantid

    three 14"

    88

    14 Jan 08

    00:22:26

    1

    Sporadic

    three 14"

    89

    15 Jan 08

    02:19:56

    2

    Sporadic

    three 14"

    90

    15 Jan 08

    02:57:07

    1

    Sporadic

    three 14"

    91

    15 Jan 08

    04:05:08

    1

    Sporadic

    two 14"

    92

    11 Feb 08

    01:09:27

    2

    Sporadic

    20", two 14"

    93

    12 Feb 08

    00:24:44

    3

    Sporadic

    20", two 14"

    94

    14 Feb 08

    03:15:31

    2

    Sporadic

    14” & 20"

    95

    14 Feb 08

    05:15:03

    2

    Sporadic

    14” & 20"

    96

    12 Mar 08

    00:40:42

    13

    Sporadic

    20", two 14"

    97

    12 Mar 08

    01:13:32

    3

    Sporadic

    20", two 14"

    98

    12 Mar 08

    02:03:07

    2

    Sporadic

    20", two 14"

    99

    13 Mar 08

    01:38:49

    1

    Sporadic

    20", two 14"

    100

    13 Mar 08

    02:04:22

    7

    Sporadic

    20", two 14", 8"*

    101

    14 Mar 08

    01:59:34

    1

    Sporadic

    two 14"

    102

    09 Apr 08

    02:16:39

    2

    Sporadic

    14" & 20"

    103

    10 Apr 08

    01:15:25

    2

    Sporadic

    14" & 20"

    104

    09 May 08

    02:57:02

    1

    Sporadic

    20", two 14"

    112

    07 Jun 08

    02:27:25

    5

    Sporadic

    20", two 14"

    113

    07 Jun 08

    03:31:32

    1

    Sporadic

    two 14"

    114

    09 Jun 08

    03:21:01

    3

    Sporadic

    one 14"

    115

    27 Jun 08

    09:31:25

    2

    Sporadic?

    20”, two 14”

    126

    28 Jul 08

    07:22:10

    2

    Shower?

    14" & 20"

    127

    28 Jul 08

    08:35:37

    1

    Shower?

    20", two 14"

    128

    28 Jul 08

    08:47:07

    2

    Shower?

    20", two 14"

    129

    28 Jul 08

    09:05:16

    1

    Shower?

    20", two 14"

    130

    29 Jul 08

    09:43:11

    2

    Shower?

    20", two 14"

    131

    29 Jul 08

    10:11:45

    2

    Shower?

    two 14"

    132

    23 Sep 08

    10:14:33

    1

    Sporadic

    14" & 20"

    133

    24 Sep 08

    08:46:41

    2

    Sporadic

    20", two 14"

    134

    06 Oct 08

    01:35:22

    2

    Sporadic

    20", two 14"

    135

    22 Oct 08

    07:25:10

    2

    Orionid

    14" & 20"

    136

    22 Oct 08

    07:51:31

    2

    Orionid

    14" & 20"

    137

    22 Oct 08

    10:03:14

    1

    Orionid

    two 14"

    138

    22 Oct 08

    10:30:21

    1

    Orionid

    20", two 14"

    139

    02 Nov 08

    23:48:40

    2

    Taurid

    20", two 14"

    140

    03 Nov 08

    00:11:06

    3

    Taurid

    20", two 14"

    141

    03 Nov 08

    00:16:34

    2

    Taurid

    14" & 20"

    142

    03 Nov 08

    00:33:38

    1

    Taurid

    20", two 14"

    143

    03 Nov 08

    23:59:25

    2

    Taurid

    20", two 14"

    144

    04 Nov 08

    00:04:06

    2

    Taurid

    20", two 14"

    145

    04 Nov 08

    01:10:01

    2

    Taurid

    20", two 14"

    146

    04 Nov 08

    01:39:04

    2

    Taurid

    20", two 14"

    147

    04 Nov 08

    23:32:36

    2

    Taurid

    two 14"

    148

    05 Nov 08

    00:38:38

    2

    Taurid

    20", two 14"

    149

    05 Nov 08

    00:53:58

    2

    Taurid

    20", two 14"

    150

    05 Nov 08

    02:05:08

    3

    Taurid

    20", two 14"

    151

    05 Nov 08

    02:09:45

    2

    Taurid

    20", two 14"

    152

    05 Nov 08

    02:32:47

    2

    Taurid

    20", two 14"

    153

    20 Nov 08

    11:03:06

    1

    Sporadic

    14" & 20"

    154

    22 Nov 08

    09:41:25

    2

    Sporadic

    14" & 20"

    155

    22 Nov 08

    11:44:45

    1

    Sporadic

    14" & 20"

    156

    23 Nov 08

    10:48:24

    1

    Sporadic

    20", two 14"

    157

    23 Nov 08

    11:15:53

    1

    Sporadic

    20", two 14"

    158

    03 Dec 08

    00:30:58

    1

    Sporadic

    20", two 14"

    159

    03 Dec 08

    02:09:04

    1

    Sporadic

    two 14"

    160

    05 Dec 08

    00:23:13

    1

    Sporadic

    14" & 20"

    161

    05 Dec 08

    01:29:40

    1

    Sporadic

    14" & 20"


    (Flash magnitudes typically range between 7 and 10.)

    * Confirmation! Mr. George Varros captured MEO Flash #100 on his 8” Celestron in Maryland.

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