Earth, Moon, and Planets

, Volume 112, Issue 1–4, pp 7–14 | Cite as

1900 Draconid Trail Activity in 2011 and the Prospects for 2014

Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Topical collection on 2011 Draconids


The article provides an explanation of stronger than expected by the Author Draconids 2011 activity basing on the assumption of unusually high density of 1900 trail of the comet 21P Giacobini-Zinner. Also, a revised prediction for Draconids 2014 is presented, which should also be caused by 1900 trail. For this prediction a “vertical trails” approach is used. This approach is described in the article.


Meteors Draconids Non-perihelion particles Vertical trails approach 


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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NovosibirskRussian Federation

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