June 5/6/7/8/9 Meteors

Clouds continue to be the norm over the American Southwest. In Tucson, persistent cirrus has reduced the number of observable meteors. Two of the last 4 nights were completely clouded out. In San Diego, Bob is having even worse weather. His site has been clouded out for more than 2 weeks.

Here in Tucson I now have the equipment to bring a second meteor camera online. This camera will also use a Supercircuits PC164CEX-2 paired with a Computar 4mm f/1.2 lens. The 2nd system will allow me to double the amount of sky being monitored and, hopefully, double the number of meteors detected. Now all I need is a clear evening to set everthing up.

Obs  Date (UT)   TotTime TOT SPO ANT
TUS  2009-06-09  00h 00m  0   0   0
TUS  2009-06-08  07h 53m  5   3   2
TUS  2009-06-07  06h 24m  3   3   0
TUS  2009-06-06  00h 00m  0   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
SPOSporadics (meteors not affiliated with any particular meteor shower)
ANT – Antihelions

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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