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2010 Perseid Meteor Shower

Sketch of 2010 PerseidsClick image to view larger version. Observation Notes: As much as I resist getting up early for an observation, this one was worth it. The 2010 Perseid Meteor Shower put on a great show. Over the course of an hour and twenty minutes, I plotted 40 meteors....

Perseids - August 11/12, 2009

I planted myself on the back porch from 12:00 - 12:15 AM (0700-0715 UT AUG 12 2009) to look for some Perseids before heading to bed. I caught 3 in the first ten minutes, racing through Ursa Minor, Hercules and Draco. Nothing spectacular--2nd & 3rd magnitude, blasting westward, lasting about...

Alpha Aurigid Meteor Shower

For the second time this week, I've managed to drag myself out of bed in the dark, sleepy hours of the morning. This time I was hoping to catch the Alpha Aurigid meteor shower. It turned out to be fairly decent, especially considering the gibbous moon riding high in the...

Meteor or Satellite?

After posting my observation of the Alpha Aurigid meteor shower to the amastro yahoo group, a comment was raised about the photo I included in the report. A member of the list thought it was doubtful that the object in the photograph was a meteor. This was mainly due to...

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