Dec 16/17/18/19 Meteors

Dec 16th did bring some rain as forecast (0.24″ to be exact). Not since Nov 28 have we had any rain at the house and not since Oct 20 have we had any measurable precipitation. Even with the rain and clouds, the sky cleared up after midnight and SALSA3 was able to pick up 3 meteors through the fog. So the streak still stands and is currently at 85 nights. Unfortunately the entire western US is being hammered by a wet winter storm system so the next few nights will be iffy.

Obs  Date(UT)      Time    TOT SPO ANT HYD DLM MON COM URS
SAL3 2010-12-19   05h 46m   17  13  0   3   1   0   0   0
ALLS 2010-12-19   04h 51m   14  10  1   3   0   0   0   0
SAL3 2010-12-18   03h 45m   12  7   0   2   1   0   1   1
ALLS 2010-12-18   03h 51m   7   5   0   1   1   0   0   0
SAL3 2010-12-17   01h 15m   3   3   0   0   0   0   0   0
ALLS 2010-12-17   00h 00m       Left Off Due to Rain 

SAL3 - SALSA3 camera in Tucson (Carl Hergenrother)
ALLS - Near all-sky camera in Tucson (Carl Hergenrother)
VIST - Visual observations from Tucson (Carl Hergenrother)
VISH - Visual observations from Hermosillo (Salvador Aguirre)
HERM - PARENI camera in Hermosillo (Salvador Aguirre)
SDG - Camera in San Diego operated by Bob Lunsford
Time - 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   
HYD - Sigma Hydrids
DLM - December Leonis Minorids
MON - Monocerotids
COM - Coma Berenicids
URS - Ursids

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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