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UK Meteor Network

UK Meteor Network is crowdfunding

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raised of £2,000 target by 42 supporters

Weʼre raising £2,000 to help fund meteor citizen science platform in the UK and support the running costs beyond 2022

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UKMON was established in 2012 as the first meteor detection network in the UK. Since then the team of amateur astronomers grew to 100+ and helped a successful recovery of Winchcombe meteorite. With this milestone achieved UKMON is now fully focused on building a community of new citizen scientists and with such an unprecedented interest, the costs of running the network are increasing. Groups.io, website running costs and computing power necessary to process increasing amount of data every morning are all paid by volunteers.

With your help we aim to provide the best place for newcomers gain their knowledge and help build strong network here in the UK.

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  • UK Meteor Network24 days ago
    UK Meteor Network

    UK Meteor Network

    24 days ago

    I want to thank all our wonderful supporters for your donations. The contributions you are making are already making a real difference. Server costs are covered, and our website, especially UKMON live, is being enjoyed by thousands worldwide. Just recently, UKMON donated 500 fireball challenge medals to local astronomy groups and schools to motivate youngsters to look up. Our network has grown up to 150 cameras, and we'll continue to monitor the night sky in the hope of that next meteorite producing fireball.

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Page last updated on: 4/27/2022 16.25

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42

  • Simon Maidment

    Simon Maidment

    Apr 27, 2022

    UK0051

    £20.00

  • Dave Akerman

    Dave Akerman

    Apr 27, 2022

    £50.00

  • UK0009 / UK0022

    UK0009 / UK0022

    Apr 27, 2022

    Keep looking up

    £45.00

  • UK002L Wullie

    UK002L Wullie

    Apr 27, 2022

    £20.00

  • Andy P

    Andy P

    Apr 25, 2022

    £20.00

  • Tony Hopkinson

    Tony Hopkinson

    Apr 23, 2022

    £25.00

  • Chris Thomas

    Chris Thomas

    Apr 22, 2022

    £20.00

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UK Meteor Network

UK Meteor Network

United Kingdom

Network of 50+ detection cameras watching and recording meteors over United Kingdom. Thriving community of amateur astronomers just enjoing their hobby.

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