NELIOTA: Methods, statistics, and results for meteoroids impacting the Moon

  title={NELIOTA: Methods, statistics, and results for meteoroids impacting the Moon},
  author={Alexios Liakos and Alceste Z. Bonanos and Emmanouil Xilouris and Detlef Koschny and Ioannis Bellas-Velidis and Panayotis Boumis and Vassilios Charmandaris and Anastasios Dapergolas and Anastasios Fytsilis and Athanassios Maroussis and Richard Moissl},
  journal={Astronomy \& Astrophysics},
Context. This paper contains results from the first 30 months of the NELIOTA project for near-Earth objects and meteoroids impacting the lunar surface. We present our analysis of the statistics concerning the efficiency of the campaign and the parameters of the projectiles and those of their impacts. Aims. The parameters of the lunar impact flashes are based on simultaneous observations in two wavelength bands. They are used to estimate the distributions of the masses, sizes, and frequency of… 

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