The 2012 Lyrids from Non-traditional Observing Platforms

@inproceedings{Moser2012The2L,
  title={The 2012 Lyrids from Non-traditional Observing Platforms},
  author={Danielle E. Moser and Robert Suggs and William Cooke and Rhiannon C. Blaauw},
  year={2012}
}
Meteoroid Environment Office, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35812 USA william.j.cooke@nasa.gov The NASA Meteoroid Environment Office (MEO) observed meteors during the Lyrid meteor shower peak on 22 April 2012 from three different observing platforms: the ground, a helium-filled balloon, and from the International Space Station (ISS). Even though the Lyrids are not noted for spectacular rates, the combination of New Moon and a favorable viewing geometry from ISS presented a… CONTINUE READING