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Public-images-osm logo.svg monitoring:meteoric_activity
Camera reseau FRIPON La Chapelle-aux-Lys Vendee France.jpg
Station monitoring the meteoric activity. Edit or translate this description.
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monitoring:meteoric_activity=yes is used in combination with man_made=monitoring_station to indicate a facility that monitors meteors (fireballs,bolids,...).


The french network called " FRIPON"(fr) (for "Fireball Recovery and InterPlanetary Observation Network") is a 360° cameras network which goal is monitoring the skies of France continuously during night and day.
Its objectives are to detect the brightest meteors, to recover the potential meteorits immediately after their fall, and to track meteorites origin by finding possible relative body of the meteorite, linking its orbit to that of an known asteroid or comet.