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Observation by James Dawson: Meteor DSLR capture

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James Dawson

Observer

James Dawson

Observed

2018 Aug 05 - 22:24

Uploaded

2018 Aug 08 - 20:45

Objects

Meteor

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Constellation

Chamaeleon

Field centre

RA: 13h17m
Dec: -76°38'
Position angle: -54°29'

Field size

2°00' × 1°19'

Equipment
  • Canon 6d
  • 14mm Samyang lens
Exposure

7 second exposure, ISO 3200, f/5.6

Location

Cotgrave, Nottingham

Target name

Meteor

Title

Meteor DSLR capture

About this image

Likely a sporadic or kappa Cygnid. I was hoping to capture some early Perseids. I will also post a cropped version of the meteor and the adjacent stars and a plotted trajectory.

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