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Observation by Bill W: Perseid Fireball

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Bill Ward


Bill W


2010 Aug 10 - 22:44


2019 Aug 17 - 18:56



  • Canon 350D
  • 8.5mm f3.5
  • ISO 800

60 seconds


Boca Tauce, Tenerife

Target name

Perseid Fireball


Perseid Fireball

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An exceptional Perseid fireball, August 2010. Mag ~ -10 maybe brighter, certainly lit the ground. Radiant was very low so this came in at a very shallow angle.

Unfortunately the Islands were being swamped in Calima, dust from the Sahara. I've tried to improve the look a little but all of my pics from this expedition had an awful yellow cast due to the dust.

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