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The Perseids are here...


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About this observation
Peter Meadows
Time of observation
11/08/2018 - 02:43
Perseids Meteors
Observing location
Galleywood, Essex
Imaging Source DMK 31 Camera
Opticstar 2.8 to 12.0mm f1.4 Lens
9 x 9.7s

The image shows two Perseid meteors near the radiant at 02:43 & 02:44 UT on 11th August 2018 is from a composite of nine 9.7s images using a fixed Imaging Source DMK 31 camera. The start time for the lower meteor was 02:43:31 UT while for the upper meteor was 02:44:49 UT.  A faint train can be seen in a subsequent image for the brighter meteor (not shown). The bright star towards the lower left is Capella in Auriga.

Alas the weather is not looking good for tonight (11th/12th) and tomorrow night (12th/13th) from Essex.

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