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Observation by Bill W: Perseid Fireball

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Bill Ward

Observer

Bill W

Observed

2010 Aug 10 - 22:44

Uploaded

2019 Aug 17 - 18:56

Objects

Meteor

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

60 seconds

Location

Boca Tauce, Tenerife

Target name

Perseid Fireball

Title

Perseid Fireball

About this image

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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