[meteorite-list] Comet P/2001 J1 (NEAT) = Comet Biela?

From: Ron Baalke <baalke_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:46:26 2004
Message-ID: <200105301718.KAA22960_at_zagami.jpl.nasa.gov>

> Ron, Tell us more about those meteor storms.

The meteor storm in 1872 occurred on November 27, and peaked
at 3,000 meteors/hour. In 1885, it peaked at 15,000/hour, and
6,000/hour in 1892. It dropped to 150/hour in 1899, and there
were no notable meteor showers after that.

Ron Baalke
Received on Wed 30 May 2001 01:18:30 PM PDT

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