Sept 17/18/19 Meteors
September 19, 2009
Meteor rates are about half of what they were earlier in the week. This is probably due to random fluctuations in the Sporadic meteor rate.
We also have seen the end of activity from the September Perseids and the beginning of activity from the Delta Aurigids. Both showers overlap with each other even though they appear to be caused by different comets.
Obs Date (UT) TotTime TOT SPO ANT DAU TUS 2009-09-19 07h 12m 22 18 3 1 TUS 2009-09-18 10h 05m 24 20 4 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
DAU – Delta Aurigids