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Observation by Bill W: Perseid Fireball with UV/Blue spectrum

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Bill Ward

Observer

Bill W

Observed

2019 Aug 13 - 00:41

Uploaded

2019 Aug 13 - 15:11

Objects

Meteor

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Constellation

Perseus

Field centre

RA: 02h43m
Dec: +41°56'
Position angle: -62°08'

Field size

25° × 16°

Location

Kilwinning, North Ayrshire.

Target name

Perseid Fireball

Title

Perseid Fireball with UV/Blue spectrum

About this image

Hi res spectrum captured using cheap plastic film grating! Results are remarkable compared to much more expensive glass gratings!

Only a partial spectrum due to the fall of the meteor but excellent dispersion. Less than .5nm per pixel.

Fireball just peeked out from behind a cloud!

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