July 23/24/25/26 Meteors

Quickly trying to catch up with my meteor reports here. On these nights, clouds were still a problem in Tucson which continued to keep the number of detectable meteors low. As you’ll see in the next posting, the sky finally cleared in AZ.

Obs  Date (UT)   TotTime TOT SPO ANT CAP SDA PAU PER
TUS  2009-07-26  06h 06m  16  6   1   2   2   1   4
TUS  2009-07-25  00h 58m  3   3   0   0   0   0   0
SDG  2009-07-25  05h 00m  21  13  2   4   1   0   1
TUS  2009-07-24  00h 30m  2   1   0   0   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
SPOSporadics (meteors not affiliated with any particular meteor shower)
ANT – Antihelions
CAP – Alpha Capricornids
SDA – Southern Delta Aquariids
PAU – Piscids Australids
PER – Perseids

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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