NELIOTA Status
1039 days since start of observations
135.27 hours of lunar observations
106.48 TB of lunar images
96 NEO lunar impact events
NELIOTA impact flashes

Location of the impact flashes detected so far by NELIOTA.

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Publications

Refereed Publications

  1. NELIOTA: Methods, statistics and results for meteoroids impacting the Moon, A. Liakos, A.Z. Bonanos, E.M. Xilouris, D. Koschny, I. Bellas-Velidis, P. Boumis, V. Charmandaris, A. Dapergolas, A. Fytsilis, A. Maroussis, R. Moissl 2019, A&A, in press (arXiv:1911.06101)

  2. NELIOTA: The wide-field, high-cadence lunar monitoring system at the prime focus of the Kryoneri telescope, E.M. Xilouris, A.Z. Bonanos, I. Bellas-Vellidis, P. Boumis, A. Dapergolas, A. Maroussis, A. Liakos, I. Alikakos, V. Charmandaris, G. Dimou, A. Fytsilis, M. Kelley, D. Koschny, V. Navarro, K. Tsiganis, K. Tsinganos 2018, A&A, 619, 141

  3. NELIOTA: First temperature measurement of lunar impact flashes, A.Z. Bonanos, C. Avdellidou, A. Liakos, E.M. Xilouris, A. Dapergolas, D. Koschny, I. Bellas-Velidis, P. Boumis, V. Charmandaris, A. Fytsilis, A. Maroussis 2018, A&A, 612, 76

 

Conference Proceedings

  1. NELIOTA Lunar Impact Flash Detection and Event Validation, A. Liakos, A. Bonanos, E. Xilouris, I. Bellas-Velidis, P. Boumis, V. Charmandaris, A. Dapergolas, A. Fytsilis, A. Maroussis, D. Koschny, R. Moissl, V. Navarro 2019, Proceedings of the "ESA NEO and Debris Detection Conference - Exploiting Synergies"

  2. NELIOTA: ESA's new NEO lunar impact monitoring project with the 1.2m telescope at the National Observatory of Athens, A.Z. Bonanos, M. Xilouris, P. Boumis, I. Bellas-Velidis, A. Maroussis, A. Dapergolas, A. Fytsilis, V. Charmandaris, K. Tsiganis, K. Tsinganos 2016, Asteroids: New Observations, New Models, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium, Volume 318, pp. 327-329

  3. NELIOTA: ESA's new NEO lunar impact monitoring project with the 1.2m telescope at the National Observatory of Athens, A. Bonanos, A. Liakos, M. Xilouris, P. Boumis, I. Bellas-Velidis, A. Marousis, A. Dapergolas, A. Fytsilis, A. Noutsopoulos, V. Charmandaris, K. Tsiganis, K. Tsinganos, S. Els, D. Koschny, T. Lock, V. Navarro 2016, Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 9911, id. 991122, p. 9