Caught another of these

Forums Meteors Iron meteors Caught another of these

Bill Ward

Caught another of these distinctive fellows.

Motion is top to bottom. Spectrum…


…and light curve (smoothed)…

Older text books quote that iron meteors comprise a few perecent of those observed. Now it’s known how they behave in general terms on video we’ll see how many turn up in the coming months/years. Maybe confirm historical observations or suggest an update is required.