Luminous Efficiency Estimates of Meteors. II. Application to Canadian Automated Meteor Observatory Meteor Events

@article{Subasinghe2018LuminousEE,
  title={Luminous Efficiency Estimates of Meteors. II. Application to Canadian Automated Meteor Observatory Meteor Events},
  author={Dilini Subasinghe and Margaret Campbell-Brown},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  year={2018},
  volume={155},
  pages={88}
}
Luminous efficiency is a necessary parameter for determining meteoroid mass from optical emission. Despite this importance, it is very poorly known, with previous results varying by up to two orders of magnitude for a given speed. We present the most recent study of luminous efficiency values determined with modern high-resolution instruments, by directly comparing dynamic and photometric meteoroid masses. Fifteen non-fragmenting meteoroids were used, with a further five clearly fragmenting… 
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