The Canterbury Swarm and the Taurids

John Michael Godier: An exploration of the concept of the Canterbury meteor swarm and its links to the annual Taurid meteor shower and how these sometimes produce very large impacts on the moon and earth.

Papers:
“WAS THE FORMATION OF A 20-KM-DIAMETER IMPACT CRATER ON THE MOON OBSERVED ON JUNE 18, 1178?”, J. Hartung, 1976 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10…

“The Flux of Kilogram-sized Meteoroids from Lunar Impact Monitoring” Suggs et al, 2014 https://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/14…
Also: https://www.nasa.gov/exploration/home… “The Canterbury Swarm: Ancient and Modern Observations of a New Feature in the Solar System”, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society (16), 476, Brecher, 1984

“The structure and evolution of the Taurid Complex” (1991). Mon. Not. R. astr. Soc. 251, 632-648, with D. I. Steel and D. J. Asher. Napier and Steele: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/ne… https://academic.oup.com/mnras/articl..

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December 10, 2020 at 02:45PM

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