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Perseid meteor and spectrum M20190813 03 50 49.7 UT


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About this observation
Derek Robson
Time of observation
13/08/2019 - 03:51
Perseid meteor and spectrum 13 Aug 2019
Observing location
Watec 902H2S video and diffraction grating (500 lines/mm)

Image of Perseid meteor and spectrum obtained on the morning of the 13th August 2019.  The image looks like the sky was either hazy, or, the diffraction grating was coated with dew.  At this stage, I can't tell which. I can't see any reference stars in the image.  It was amazing to watch the video and see the spectrum follow the meteor until it vanished. A few elemental lines can be seen in this unprocessed image.

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