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Observation by David Strange: Kappa Cygnid

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David Strange

Observer

David Strange

Observed

2021 Aug 12 - 23:09

Uploaded

2021 Aug 14 - 13:16

Objects

Meteor
The Andromeda Galaxy (M31)
NGC869
NGC884

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Constellation

Cassiopeia

Field centre

RA: 00h34m
Dec: +52°20'
Position angle: -67°29'

Field size

28° × 26°

Equipment
  • Canon 6D
Exposure

30s

Location

Salcombe Regis, East Devon

Target name

Kappa Cygnid

Title

Kappa Cygnid

About this image

No this isn't a Perseid. Thanks to TA Circular 3635 this can be identified as a Kappa Cygnid, with the radiant just east of Vega.

Most years the shower is poor, but every 7 years activity picks up and this year appears to be the case.

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