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Observation by Alex Pratt: Meteors and Starlink satellites - 2020 J...

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Alex Pratt

Observer

Alex Pratt

Observed

2020 Jan 22 - 18:01

Uploaded

2020 Feb 03 - 22:20

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Constellation

Volans

Field centre

RA: 07h16m
Dec: -74°36'
Position angle: -149°30'

Field size

3°14' × 5°07'

Equipment
  • Watec 902H2 Ultimate video camera
  • Cosmicar/Pentax 6mm f/0.75 lens
  • UFO Capture
  • UFO Analyser
Exposure

25 frames / sec (50 fields / sec)

Location

Leeds, West Yorkshire

Target name

Meteors and Starlink satellites - 2020 Jan 22-27

Title

Meteors and Starlink satellites - 2020 Jan 22-27

About this image

Processions of Starlink satellites have become a common sight in our night skies since late last year. Video meteor cameras detect their flybys in the evening and morning skies and a couple of examples are shown here.

2020 01 22 18:01:43 - 3.3s clip - Trails of 5 Starlink satellites and a mag 1 sporadic meteor

2020 01 27 06:42:55 - 2.7s clip - Trails of 5 Starlink satellites and a mag 1 sporadic meteor (possible 73 Ursae Majorid)

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