Detection of fireballs/meteors

Jeremy Shears

Hello Eric,

I have not looked at those all sky images, but they sound intriguing.

I am sure they would show meteors and perhaps the occasional fireball. The really interesting part of imaging meteors/fireballs is to obtain an orbit for the object and, ultimately, to identify the parent body. However, to do this one needs data from (at least) 2 sites a few 10s of km apart, to allow triangulation. Also needed is good time resolution during the passage of the object to obtain the velocity of the object.

Kind regards,