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Thursday, 30 August 2018

Arrival of participants
Welcome reception and opening of the conference by president of IMO and LOC
SESSION 1 - Introductory Session
Session Chair: Juraj Toth
Detection of bolides from space with the Global Lightning Mapper on GOES.
Peter Jenniskens
Current status of the European Fireball Network - instruments, methods and examples of data.
Pavel Spurný and Jiří Borovička

Friday, 31 August 2018

SESSION 2 - Observing techniques
Session Chair: Denis Vida
The perfect observing direction.
Sirko Molau
SCAMPI - Single Camera Measurement of the Population Index. PDF
Peter C. Slansky
Numerical Simulation of Meteors as a Means of Debiasing AMOS Data. PDF
Martin Balaz and Juraj Toth
New spectroscopic program of the European Fireball Network.
Jiří Borovička and Pavel Spurny
SESSION 3 - Instruments, data pipelines and software
Session chair: Theresa Ott and Esther Drolshagen
Correction for meteor centroids obtained using rolling shutter cameras.
Patrik Kukić, Denis Vida, Peter Gural, Damir Šegon and Aleksandar Merlak
Which trajectory solver is best for your optical meteor data? Algorithm implications for radiant and orbit accuracy.
Denis Vida, Peter Brown, Margaret Campbell-Brown, Paul Wiegert and Peter Gural
Truth about videometeor photometry.
Roman Piffl
Coffee break and poster session
Improving Astrometry and Photometry reduction for all-sky cameras. PDF
Dario Barghini, Daniele Gardiol and Albino Carbognani
Spectral sensitivity of photographic emulsions. PDF
Željko Andreić, Damir Šegon and Peter Gural
Adapter to meteor TV camera for observation of shower’s weakest meteors. PDF
Vladislav Leonov and Alexander Bagrov
Universal Cam Network API. PDF
Vincent Perlerin and Mike Hankey
Group photo in front of the horse statue
Encontreitor: a new approach to meteor shower research software. PDF
Leonardo Scanferla Amaralil,Carlos Augusto Di Pietro Bella, Lauriston Trindade and Carlos Fernando Jung
SESSION 4 - Fireballs and meteorite recovery
Session chair: Hadrien Devillepoix
Fireball over Germany and Poland, 6-th October 2017. PDF
Przemysław Żołądek, Arkadiusz Olech, Mariusz Wiśniewski, Dieter Heinlein, Anastasios Margonis, Sirko Molau, Jurgen Oberst and Marcin Stolarz
Results of Polish Fireball Network 2017. PDF
Mariusz Wiśniewski, Przemysław Żołądek, Arkadiusz Olech, A. Raj, Zbigniew Tyminski, Maciej Maciejewski, Karol Fietkiewicz, Maciej Myszkiewicz, Marcin Przemysław Gawroński, Tomasz Suchodolski, Marcin Stolarz and Mariusz Gozdalski
Simulating meteorite impacts - an outdoor field experiment. PDF
Felix Bettonvil
NEMO Vol 2. – Status of the NEar real-time MOnitoring system. PDF
Esther Drolshagen, Theresa Ott, Detlef Koschny, Gerhard Drolshagen, Pierrick Mialle, Jeremie Vaubaillon and Björn Poppe
Coffee break and poster session
Connecting meteors and meteorites: flight track, spectra, finding and laboratory analysis – suggestion for a collaborative action. PDF
Akos Kereszturi, Martin Ferus, Krisztián Sárneczky, Alexey Berezhnoy, Elias Chatzitheodoridis, Jakub Koukal, Libor Lenža and Miroslav Krůs
Calculating Orbits and Finding Meteorites with the Desert Fireball Network.
Eleanor K. Sansom, Hadrien Devillepoix, Phillip A. Bland, Trent Jansen-Sturgeon, Robert M. Howie, Benjamin A. D. Hartig, Martin C. Towner, Martin Cupák and Morgan A. Cox
The appearances of meteorite streams. PDF
Yang I-Ching, Jann-Yenq Liu
SESSION 5 - Miscellaneous
Session chair: David Asher
Visual Workshop 2018: analyzing the Perseids 2016. PDF
Cis Verbeeck, Jürgen Rendtel, Kristina Veljković, Vincent Perlerin and Mike Hankey
Spectroscopy Workshop 2018. PDF
Regina Rudawska and Juraj Tóth
The MALBEC project. PDF
J. Vaubaillon, A. Caillou, C. Colomer, P. Deverchere, A. Christou, D. Baratoux, P. Beck, M. Birlan, B. Carry, S. Bouley, F. Colas, L. Maquet, P. Vernazza
Balloon-borne video observations of Geminids 2016. PDF
Francisco Ocaña
Using SPADE for radio meteor observations – Status Update. PDF
Antonio Martínez Picar and Christophe Marqué
Spurious meteoroid orbits. PDF
Maria Hajdukova and Leonard Kornoš
IMO General Assembly Meeting

Saturday, 1 September 2018

SESSION 6 - Camera Networks
Session chair: Mike Hankey
ANDES-FIRE: The Argentina All-sky Video System. PDF
Peter Gural
Croatian Meteor Network - Ongoing Work 2017-2018. PDF
Damir Šegon et al.
News from the italian PRISMA fireball network. PDF
Daniele Gardiol
Mendocino College - Ukiah Latitude Observatory CAMS Project: First Light. PDF
Timothy William Beck, Martin Bradley, Edward Cannon, Jesse Glazier, Daniel Hunchard, Jeremy Ronco, Emerald Sherwood and Chatnaree Upton
Towards a Global Fireball Observatory: new fireball observation hardware.
Hadrien Devillepoix, Robert Howie, Benjamin Hartig, Philip Bland, Eleanor Sansom, Daniel-Cristian Busan, Stuart Buchan, Martin Towner, Martin Cupák, Trent Jansen-Sturgeon, Patrick Shober and Jonathan Paxman
Coffee break and poster session
SESSION 7 - Atmospheric processes and phenomena (part I)
Session chair: Eleanor Sansom
Simulation of Meteor Plasma using Terawatt Laser. PDF
Martin Ferus, Petr Kubelík, Jakub Koukal, Libor Lenža, Miroslav Krůs, Vojtěch Laitl, Lukáš Petera and Svatopluk Civiš
Yet another result of the spectral and fragmentation study of small meteoroids.
Vlastimil Vojáček, Jiří Borovička, Pavel Koten, Pavel Spurný and Rostislav Štork
On the energy release after meteoroids fragmentation. PDF
Lidia Egorova and Valeriy Lokhin
Testing of the new meteoroid fragmentation model applied to the Chelyabinsk event. PDF
Irina Brykina and Michael Bragin
Buses leave for the excursion: Red Stone castle and AGO Observatory
Buses leave from the Red Stone castle to the AGO Observatory
Buses leave from the AGO Observatory back to Rozalka Hotel, Pezinok
Conference dinner
Traditional folklore performance

Sunday, 2 September 2018

SESSION 7 - Atmospheric processes and phenomena (part II)
Session chair: Eleanor Sansom
The effect of the solar wind on the evolution of dust grains trapped in the mean motion orbital resonance with Jupiter PDF
Jozef Klačka, Roman Nagy, Milan Jurči
Spectral properties of slow meteors: Na-rich spectra as tracers of Apollo-type meteoroids. PDF
Pavol Matlovič, Juraj Tóth and Leonard Kornoš
SESSION 8 - Ongoing meteor work - Radio technique
Session chair: Christian Steyaert
BRAMS radio observations analyzed: activity of some major meteor showers. PDF
Cis Verbeeck, Hervé Lamy, Stijn Calders, Cédric Tétard and Antonio Martínez Picar
Sun influence in meteor height.
Lorenzo Barbieri
EARS Geminids 2017 Radio Observation. PDF
Giancarlo Tomezzoli
Coffee break and poster session
SESSION 9 - Meteor showers (observations and modelling)
Session chair: Maria Hadjukova
Modelling the Geminid meteor shower activity. PDF
Galina O. Ryabova
Geminid rates over century. PDF
Jurgen Rendtel
September ε Perseids observed by the Czech Fireball Network in 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2017. PDF
Lukáš Shrbený, Pavel Spurný and Jiří Borovička
What resonances are manifested in the Quadrantid meteoroid stream and asteroid (196256) 2003 EH1? PDF
Georgy Sambarov, Tatyana Galushina and Olga Syusina
Departure of the participants

Poster sessions

  1. Comparative study of the hypothetical strewn fields of a few previous bolides and real historical ones.
    Tibor Hegedüs, Zoltán Jäger, Szilárd Csizmadia, Zoltán Zelkó and Zsolt Kereszty
  2. Meteor observations by optical and acoustical methods.
    Anna P. Kartashova, Galina Bolgova, Yuriy Rybnov, Olga P. Popova, Dmitry O. Glazachev and Vladimir Efremov
  3. Photographic & Visual Observation of the Perseids in Greece 2018 - Earlier Video Observations
    Vagelis Tsamis
  4. Optimization of multistation observation.
    Roman Piffl
  5. The Plasma Radiation Database (PARADE) to simulate meteor ablation species.
    Joe Zender, Regina Rudawska, Detlef Koschny, Stefan Loehle, Martin Eberhart, Fabian Zander and Arne Meindl
  6. Initial design and results of a fireball network add-on radiometer to collect meteor light curves.
    Stuart R. G. Buchan, Robert M. Howie, Jonathan Paxman and Hadrien Devillepoix
  7. Regular and transitory meteor showers of comet C/1979 Y1.
    Mária Hajduková and Luboš Neslušan
  8. Comparison of radio meteor detections at 143 MHz and 50 MHz.
    Peter Dolinský
  9. MT – a software for calculating meteor trajectories and orbits from multiple-stations observations.
    František Ďuriš, Leonard Kornoš and Juraj Tóth
  10. AMOS cameras status.
    Juraj Tóth , Leonard Kornoš, Pavol Zigo, Jozef Vilagi, Jaroslav Simon, Dusan Kalmancok, Jiri Silha and Pavol Matlovič
  11. Towards an autonomous BRAMS network.
    Stijn Calders, Hervé Lamy, Antonio Martinez-Picar, Cis Verbeeck , Michel Anciaux and Sylvain Ranvier
  12. Bolidozor network.
    Roman Dvořák and Jakub Kákona
  13. NEMETODE Meteor Network used for Citizen Science and Education at Dunsink Observatory.
    Sam Green, Jonathan Mackey, Luke Drury, Hilary O’Donnell, Martin Topinaka, Michael O’Connell, William Stewart, Mike Foylan, Peter Stewart, Gordon Reineke, Kevin Smith, David Malone and Paul Dempsey.
  14. The first confirmed lunar impact flash observed from Brazil.
    David Duarte C. Pinto, Lauriston Trindade, Marcelo L. do P. Villarroel Zurita, Romualdo A. A. Caldas and Marcelo Domingues
  15. Hardware Optimization for Video Network Station
    Stevan Golubović and Aleksa Đokić
  16. Automation of the Video Network.
    Vladimir Nikolić
  17. “Star Counters” - A Citizen Science Project for registering the meteor showers.
    Raquel Cedazo, Esteban Gonzalez, Miguel R. Alarcón, Miquel Serra-Ricart and Samuel. Lemes
  18. Extending all-sky photography into twilight.
    Felix Bettonvil
  19. CAMS Update on Hardware Interfaces and Software Enhancements.
    Pete Gural
  20. AllSky6 Meteor Camera.
    Mike Hankey and Vincent Perlerin
  21. Low-cost Raspberry Pi meteor station - data quality assessment and first results.
    Denis Vida, Damir Šegon, Michael J. Mazur, Aleksandar Merlak and Dario Zubović
  22. Search for faint iron meteoroids.
    Pavel Koten, Vlastimil Vojáček, Jiří Borovička, Pavel Spurný, Rostislav Štork and David Čapek
  23. Building a better shower look-up table.
    Peter Jenniskens
  24. Meteor Detecting Efficiency of Video Cameras.
    Peter C. Slansky
  25. Whether any particle in meteor stream has the same chemical composition?
    Vladislav Leonov and Alexander Bagrov
  26. Determination of the Meteor Particles Properties
    V.V. Efremov, O. P. Popova, D.O. Glazachev, A.P. Kartashova
  27. Impact Effects Calculator. Scaling Relations For Shock Wave And Radiation Effects Applied To Chelyabinsk And Tunguska Events.
    Vladislav Leonov and Alexander Bagrov
  28. Adapter to meteor TV camera for observation of shower's weakest meteors. (2 POSTERS)
    V. A. Leonov, A. V. Bagrov
  29. Trail development of the brightest Perseid during the night of August 12 - 13.
    S. Kaniansky, J. Skvarka.
  30. Meteor section of the Israeli Astronomical Association.
  31. The Italian bolide of May 2017: trajectory, orbit and preliminary fall data.
    A. Carbognani, D. Barghini, D. Gardiol, M. di Martino, G. B. Valsecchi, P. Triverof, A. Buzzoni, S. Rasetti, D. Selvestrel, C. Knapic, E. Londero, S. Zorba, C. A. Volpicelli, M. Di Carlo, J. Vaubaillon, C. Marmo, F. Colas, D. Valeri, F. Zanotti, M. Morini, P. Demaria, B. Zanda, S.Bouley, P. Vernazza, J. Gattacceca, J.-L. Rault, L. Maquet, M. Birlan
  32. Determination of the meteor particle's properties from observational data.
    V. V. Efremov, O. P. Popova, D. O. Glasachev, A. P. Kartashova
  33. Impact effects calculator. Scaling relations from shockwave and radiation effects applied to Chelyabinks and Tungunska event.
    D.O. Glasachev, E.D. Podobnaya, O.P. Popova, A. P. Kartashova, N.A. Artemyeva, V. V. Shuvalov, V.V. Svetsov.