Apr 16/17/18 Meteors

Finally got a decent showing last night. I have to go back nearly 3 weeks to find the last night with 9 or more meteors. Last night also saw the 1st Lyrid of the year for my camera system. Hopefully there will be many more over the next few nights.

Obs  Date (UT)   TotTime TOT SPO ANT PPU LYR
TUS  2009-04-18  09h 06m  9   6   2   0   1
TUS  2009-04-17  06h 49m  5   4   1   0   0

TUS – Camera in Tucson operated by Carl Hergenrother
SDG – Camera in San Diego operated by Bob Lunsford
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)
ANT – Antihelions
PPU – Pi Puppids
LYR – Lyrids


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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