Radio Meteor Detection – Event Durations

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    John Berman


     So I had some spare time this morning so thought I would play with some of the data that the Radio Meteor Detection Collaboration Project

    Has collected. Due to the differing receiving stations setup etc. we have not yet reached the point where we can undertake to much science, our data is good however for trends

    So the graph below plots by month the event durations split into

    • 1 Second or less
    • 1 to 5 seconds
    • 5 to 10 seconds
    • Greater than 10 seconds

     Displayed as a percentage of the total events for the month, and it shows that overall the split amongst the events is pretty similar month to month

     I’m not an excel expert so if anyone wants to play to perhaps make a better graph the data is in the doc which is included in the post



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    Mike Foylan

    Hello John, that’s excellent data.

    I’m no Excel expert either but I had a play around with the data and tried a log scale to better represent the lower detection rate quantities, that is to say those events with longer duration’s in a clear manner. I am sure there is probably better ways of representing your data, but it was a bit of fun regardless!

    John Berman

    Thanks, thats actually much better, i dont think the results are a surprise but its still nice to see


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