Sept 5/6/7 Meteors

The Full Moon and persistent clouds have kept the number of recorded meteors low.

From Bob’s notes for last night: “Clouds rolled in shortly before midnight ending this session prematurely. It was interesting to note that 4 of the 5 meteors recorded tonight occurred during the first hour after dusk, a time of normally very little activity.”

Obs Date (UT)   TotTime  TOT SPO ANT AUR SPE
TUS 2009-09-07  04h 12m   8   7   0   1   0
SDG 2009-09-07  03h 00m   5   5   0   0   0
TUS 2009-09-06  03h 42m   3   2   0   0   1
SDG 2009-09-06  07h 30m   12  10  2   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
AUR – Aurigids
SPE – September 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

One Response to Sept 5/6/7 Meteors

  1. rachel durrant says:

    i beleive i saw a meteor on the 5th september 09 at 8.53pm over poole dorset england post code bh17 i have never seen this before but it was like a ball of fire my children also had time to see it could any one let me know if it was thank you

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