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Observation by Jeremy Shears: Geminid meteor

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Jeremy Shears

Observer

Jeremy Shears

Observed

2016 Dec 14 - 04:49

Uploaded

2016 Dec 16 - 15:12

Objects

Meteor

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Constellation

Orion

Field centre

RA: 05h54m
Dec: +07°21'
Position angle: +179°28'

Field size

0°07' × 0°05'

Equipment
  • Watec 902H2 Ultimate video camera
  • 12 mm FL lens
Location

Bunbury

Target name

Geminid meteor

Title

Geminid meteor

About this image

Captured this bright (mag -3.3) Geminid on one of my meteor detection cameras, Bunbury North. I probably just missed the brightest part of the terminal burst. Good to see that William Stewart got a spectrum of it.

Note there is another fainter meteor on a similar trajectory, although it's actually going in the opposite direction. It appears to be an internal reflection of the "main event".

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