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DRACONID METEOR OUTBURST UNDERWAY: The CMOR radar in Canada is picking up a major outburst of Draconid meteors commencing at 16 UT on Oct. 8th. "Radar rates are at 1000 meteors per hour," reports Bill Cooke of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office. "This is greater than last year's outburst, and 5x the 2005 level." Cooke encourages northern sky watchers, especially in Europe where night is falling, to be alert for Draconid activity. Because radars are sensitive to very small meteoroids, there is no guarantee that this radar outburst will translate into meteors visible to the human eye. On the other hand, a brilliant display could be in progress. The only way to know is to go outside and look.
Radar numbers are from Peter Brown at Western. As Geert indicated, the peak is a rough match to Mikhail's 1959 stream. This event seems to follow in the grand tradition of short, intense Draconid outbursts.
Be interesting to see if anything further is seen.
NASA Meteoroid Environment Office
The closer to the Earth 1959 trail passes at 0.00121 AU (which is quite large distance actually), moreover this part of trail is perturbed by previous encounter with the Earth (in 1992) and so far is several tens times less dense than analogous nonperturbed trail. Maximum time for this trail if 16:22 UT 8 October, but any visually detectable activity is unlikely.