IAU MDC Database - SonotaCo

PDA / SonotaCo Network Meteor orbit data sets v3 (SNMv3)

This page is the original data archive of meteor orbit data sets obtained by video meter observation of SonotaCo Network in Japan.


     SNMv3 Observers list


Please include below as the reference when one uses the contents of this page in published paper.

SonotaCo (2009). “A meteor shower catalog based on video observations in 2007–2008”. WGN, Journal of the International Meteor Organization, 37:2, 55–62.

SonotaCo (2016). “Observation error propagation on video meteor orbit determination”. WGN, Journal of the International Meteor Organization, 44:2, 42–45.

SonotaCo (2017). “Exhaustive error computation on 3 or more simultaneous meteor observations”. WGN, Journal of the International Meteor Organization, 45:5, 95–97.

SonotaCo, T. Masuzawa, T. Sekiguchi, T. Miyoshi, Y. Fujiwara, K. Maeda, S. Uehara (2021): "SNMv3: A Meteor Data Set for Meteor Shower Analysis" WGN, the Journal of the IMO, 49:3,64-70.

In case of using an exact permanent link of a specified data for verification or re-computation,
please use the name and the permanent link of each data below as the reference.

Binded set

name permanent link size year #orbits published date remark
SNMv3_2007-2020_all.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/007_020a.zip 38MB 2007-2020 353,231 1/Sep/2021 -
SNMv3_2007-2020_Er1Ev5.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/007_020e.zip 14MB 2007-2020 128,228 1/Sep/2021 hi accuracy set for J14

Yearly set with note and outline plots

name permanent link size year #orbits published date remark
_U2_20070103_S.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/007a.zip 2.6MB 2007 19229 1/Sep/2021 -
_U2_20080101_S.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/008a.zip 2.6MB 2008 19416 1/Sep/2021 -
_U2_20090101_S.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/009a.zip 3.4MB 2009 25911 1/Sep/2021 -
_U2_20100101_S.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/010a.zip 3.5MB 2010 25912 1/Sep/2021 -
_U2_20110101_S.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/011a.zip 3.3MB 2011 24605 1/Sep/2021 -
_U2_20120101_S.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/012a.zip 3.8MB 2012 29200 1/Sep/2021 -
_U2_20130101_S.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/013a.zip 3.6MB 2013 26855 1/Sep/2021 -
_U2_20140101_S.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/014a.zip 3.0MB 2014 22079 1/Sep/2021 -
_U2_20150101_S.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/015a.zip 2.6MB 2015 19087 1/Sep/2021 -
_U2_20160101_S.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/016a.zip 3.1MB 2016 22943 1/Sep/2021 -
_U2_20170101_S.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/017a.zip 3.5MB 2017 26241 1/Sep/2021 -
_U2_20180101_S.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/018a.zip 3.9MB 2018 29720 1/Sep/2021 -
_U2_20190101_S.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/019a.zip 3.8MB 2019 28587 1/Sep/2021 -
_U2_20200101_S.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/020a.zip 4.2MB 2020 33446 1/Sep/2021 -
_U2_20210101_S.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/021a.zip 5.2MB 2021 41177 6/Apr/2022 -
_U2_20220101_S.csv https://www.astro.sk/iaumdcDB/public/data/SNMv3/022a.zip 6.4MB 2022 48788 3/Apr/2023 -

SNMv3 Orbit File Format