Lunar Impacts

    2012 Impact Candidates (last updated 05/16/2013)

    ID
    #

    UT Date

    UT Time

    Video Frames
    (1/30 s)

    Probable
    Type

    Tele-
    scopes

    264

    28 Feb 12

    03:27:08

    4

    Sporadic

    three 14"

    265

    29 Mar 12

    02:08:49

    2

    Sporadic

    one 14"

    266

    28 Apr 12

    04:00:22

    4

    Sporadic

    three 14"

    267

    26 May 12

    02:02:13

    1

    Shower

    two 14"

    268

    27 May 12

    01:55:33

    4

    Shower

    two 14"

    269

    27 May 12

    02:33:01

    1

    Shower

    three 14"

    270

    27 May 12

    03:17:19

    1

    Shower

    two 14"

    271

    26 Jun 12

    02:54:41

    1

    Shower

    two 14"

    272

    26 Jun 12

    03:00:07

    1

    Shower

    two 14"

    273

    12 Aug 12

    10:00:33

    2

    Perseid

    three 14"

    274

    12 Aug 12

    10:06:52

    1

    Perseid

    three 14"

    275

    24 Aug 12

    02:36:08

    1

    Sporadic

    two 14"

    276

    09 Oct 12

    06:46:17

    2

    Taurid

    two 14"

    277

    09 Oct 12

    10:57:15

    2

    Taurid

    one 14"

    278

    11 Oct 12

    08:40:47

    1

    Shower

    two 14"

    279

    19 Oct 12

    00:22:51

    2

    Shower

    two 14"

    280

    21 Oct 12

    00:29:02

    2

    Orionid

    two 14"

    281

    21 Oct 12

    02:55:28

    1

    Orionid

    two 14"

    282

    08 Nov 12

    07:53:58

    1

    Taurid

    two 14"

    283

    08 Nov 12

    08:21:57

    1

    Taurid

    two 14"

    284

    08 Nov 12

    09:18:42

    3

    Taurid

    two 14"

    285

    10 Nov 12

    09:07:44

    3

    Taurid

    one 14"

    286

    10 Nov 12

    09:55:10

    2

    Taurid

    two 14"

    287

    10 Nov 12

    10:39:17

    1

    Taurid

    two 14"

    288

    10 Nov 12

    11:16:10

    3

    Taurid

    two 14"

    289

    10 Nov 12

    11:17:15

    2

    Taurid

    two 14"

    290

    16 Nov 12

    23:36:05

    8

    Shower

    two 14"

    291

    16 Nov 12

    23:58:07

    1

    Shower

    two 14"

    292

    17 Nov 12

    23:54:56

    2

    Shower

    two 14"

    293

    19 Nov 12

    00:33:27

    1

    Shower

    two 14"

    294

    18 Dec 12

    00:03:42

    1

    Shower

    two 14"


    (Flash magnitudes typically range between 7 and 10.)

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