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Observation by Bill Ward: Geminid meteor spectrum

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Bill Ward

Observer

Bill Ward

Observed

2017 Dec 15 - 01:13

Uploaded

2020 Dec 11 - 20:51

Objects

Meteor

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Constellation

Virgo

Field centre

RA: 12h58m
Dec: +03°21'
Position angle: +0°35'

Field size

0°06' × 0°03'

Equipment
  • Watec 910HX/RC/12mm f0.8/830 lines/mm grating
Location

Boca Tauce, Tenerife

Target name

Colour synthetic spectrum of a Geminid meteor.

Title

Geminid meteor spectrum

About this image

Another nice spectrum from my observing trip to Tenerife. Showing strong Magnesium and Sodium lines characteristic of a rocky composition.

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