Nov 1/2/3 Meteors

Last night saw the lowest rate of meteors since October 14 now that the Orionids are near the end of their 2008 performance. Rates should still remain healthy for the rest of the month due to a constant rain of Taurids and the upcoming peak of the Leonids at mid-month.

Obs  Date (UT)   TotTime TOT SPO NTA STA ORI
TUS  2008-11-03  11h 31m  21  12  3   5   1
SDG  2008-11-03  10h 19m  21  13  5   2   1
TUS  2008-11-02  11h 26m  31  19  3   3   6
SDG  2008-11-02  04h 17m  27  16  6   3   2

TotTime – Total amount of time each camera looked for meteors
TOT – total number of meteors detected
SPO – Sporadics (meteors not affiliated with any particular meteor shower)
NTA – Northern Taurids
STA – Southern Taurids
ORI – Orionids


About Carl Hergenrother
I am a professional astronomer specializing in the study of comets, asteroids and meteors. This blog will focus on my professional and amateur work in this field

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